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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
aristate, “furnished with an awn or any such process” (Lindley); ending in an awn or arista, awned, ending in a hairpoint; “provided with stiffish bristle-shaped appendages” (Fernald 1950); bristle-pointed: aristatus,-a,-um (adj. A); opp. muticous, q.v., muticate, growing without an awn or point, awnless, muticus,-a,-um (adj.A);

- folia parva aristato-aeuminata, leaves small, aristate-acuminate.

- carpella 1-3- aristata v. nuda, rarius muricata nec glochidiata (B&H), carpells 1-3-aristate or naked, more rarely muricate [i.e. with short, hard points] not glochidiate [i.e. pubescent with barbed bristles].

- carpella mutica v. dorso angulata v. 2-aristata, 2-valvia.(B&H), carpels awnless or angled on the back or 2-awned, 2-valved.

- antheris apice aristatis v. cuspidatis, with antheris at the apex awned or cuspidate.

- calyx 5-partitus, laciniis ovatis acutis v. aristatis(B&H), calyx 5-parted, with laciniae ovate, acute or awned.

- achaenia sicca, calycis tubo indurato laevi tuberculato v. aristato inclusa (B&H), achenes dry, enclosed in the hardened, smooth, tuberculate or awned tube of the calyx.

short-awned: breviaristatus,-a,-um (adj.A).

 

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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