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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
apical, relating to the apex or tip: apicalis,-e (adj.B); cf. terminal;

- loculis rima longitudiuali v. rarissime poro apicali dehiscentibus (B&H), with the locules dehiscing.

- capsula membranacea v. crustácea, rarissime subbaccata, in valvas v. in dentes apicales tot quot styli v. numero duplo dehiscens (B&H), capsule membranaceous or crustaceous, very rarely somewhat pulpy [i.e. berry-like], dehiscing into valves or into apical teeth as many as the styles or double the number.

- antherae parvae, saepe glandula dorsali v. apicali instructae (B&H), anthers small, often provided with a dorsal or apical glandule.

- semina deorsum imbricata, compressa, nucleo parvo apicali (B&H), seeds downwardly imbricate, compressed, with a small apical nuclet.

- styli rami quasi truncati, dentibus apicalibus 2 brevissimis obtusis (B&H), branches of the style as if ? truncate, with apical teeth 2, very short, obtuse.

- cellula (-ae s.f.I) apicalis, apical cell.

- crescentia,-ae (s.f.I) apicalis, growth apical

NOTE: in Gk. comp acr-, acro-, q.v.
subapicalis,-e (adj.B), subterminalis,-e (adj.B): ending just before the apex.

 

A work in progress, presently with preliminary A through R, and S, and with S (in part) through Z essentially completed.
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