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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
capillaceus,-a,-um (adj.A), capillaris,-e (adj.B), capilliformis,-e (adj.B), capillarius,-a,-um (adj.A), ‘capillary:’ capillary, hair-like, resembling hair, very slender, thread-like; cf. filiform, slender and elongate, filamentous; see thread-like;

- replum acutum v. alatum, funiculis capillaribus v. dilatatis (B&H), the replum acute or winged, with a capillary or dilated funicle.

- folia submersa palmatim capillaceo-dissecta (B&H), leaves submersed, palmately capillaceous-dissected.

- semina péndula, compressa, marginata, funiculis capillaribus liberis (B&H), the seeds pendulous, compressed, bordered, with a free hair-like funiculus.

- semina oo, minima, 2-seriata, striata, immarginata, funiculis longissimis, capillaceis, liberis (B&H), seeds [indefinite in number], very small, in two rows, striate, not bordered, with a very long, hair-like, free funiculus.

- stamina 10, omnia perfecta ; filamenta capillaria, basi in annulum connata (B&H), stamens 10, each and every one perfect; the filaments hair-like, at the base fused into a ring.

- ramis setaceis vel capillaribus, with the branches bristle-like or hair-like.

- (Sphagnum) A primo differt jam foliis peduncularibus e cellulis inanibus compositis- a secundo ramis non capillaceis sed crassiusculis patenti-foliosis, comalibus brevibiis obtusis non capillaceis acutis et structura foliorum (Mueller), from the first it differs in fact by the peduncular [i.e. perichaetial] leaves made up of empty cells, from the second by the branches not thread-like, acute and by the structure of the leaves.

- seta,-ae (s.f.I) capillaria (adj.A), abl. pl. setis capillariis, capillary bristles.

- semen pappo capillari (Swartz), seed with a hair-like pappus.

- caulibus simplicibus filiformibus v. capillaribus (B&H), with the stems unbranched, thread- or hair-like.

- labium interiore staminiferum, galea longius, plurifidocapillare (Necker), the inner lip stamen-bearing, longer than the galea, many-divided-hairlike [i.e. parted into many hair-like divisions].

- filamenta capillaria, the filaments hairlike.

- foliis submersis capillaceo-multifidis (DeCandolle), with the leaves submersed, hairlike-multifid.

 

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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