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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
arcuatus,-a,-um (part.B): arcuate, “moderately curved; arching” (Fernald 1950); arched, bent or curved into the shape of a bow, bowed; opp. rectus,-a,-um (adj.A), ‘straight’ [> L. arcuo,-are,-avi,-atum, 1: to make in the form of a bow, to bend or curve like a bow];

- folia coriacea, lucida, venis arcuatis distantibus subtus prominulis (B&H),

- nervis obliquis parallelis distantibus non prominentibus, prope marginem arcuato-anastomosantibus (B&H), with the nerves oblique, parallel, distant, not prominent, near the margin arching-anastomosing.

- valvis intus subseptiferis, apice in cornua brevia arcuata productis (B&H), with the valves inside nearly septate, at the apex extended into short, arched horns.

- stamina longiora apice arcuata. (B&H), stamens arched, longer than the apex.

- siliquae spicatae, basi rachidi appressae, apice arcuato-deflexae, cornigerae (B&H), siliques spicate, appressed to the rachis at the base. arched-deflexed at the apex, bearing [a horn-like process].

- embryo arcuatus v. complicatus v. incurvus ; (B&H), embryo arching or folded together or incurved.

- embryo (ubi notus) arcuatus v. subrectus, albumine parco (B&H), embryo (when noted) arched or rather straight, with the albumen scanty.

 

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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