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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
Blephara,-ae (s.f.I): “one of the peristome teeth of a moss” (WIII); the teeth or fringes belonging to the peristome of an Urn-moss” (Lindley) “the teeth belonging to the peristome of a Moss” (Jackson) [ > Gk. belpharon, eyelid].

NOTE: the feminine gender and declension are derived from Lindley, Jackson and WIII.

 

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