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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
bicruris,-e (adj.B): with two legs [i.e. segments or divisions].

NOTE: as an adjective the abl. sg. is bicruri, the neuter nom. & acc. pl. bicruria; see crus, gen. sg. cruris (s.n.III);

- siliqua teretiuscula, stylo distincto, stigmate bicruri (B&H), the silique somewhat cylindric, with the style distinct, with the stigma with two [leglike] divisions.

- [Heynea] tubus staminéus profunde 8-10-fidus, laciniis linearibus apice 2-cruribus inter crura antheriferis (B&H), the stamen-tube deeply 8-10-split, with the laciniae linear, at the apex 2-legged [i.e. with two divisions], anther-bearing between the legs [i.e. divisions].

- laciniis linearibus integris v. apice 2-dentatis v. 2-cruribus (B&H), with the laciniae linear, entire or at the apex 2-dentate or 2-legged [i.e. with two divisions].

- cotyledones nunc tandem lineares bis transverse plicatae et tunc biplicatae aut bicrures dictae (DeCandolle), the cotyledons are called finally sometimes twice transversely plicate and then biplicate or two-legged [i.e. with two divisions].

- cotyledones incumbentes, lineares, bicrures seu biplicatae nempe bis transverse plicatae (DeCandolle), the cotyledons incumbent, linear, two-legged or two-plicate, that is, twice transversely plicate.

- stigmatibus bipartitis, cruribus filiformibus (F. Mueller), with the stigmas parted in two, with the legs [i.e. divisions] filiform.

 

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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