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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
Circuitus,-us (also circumitus,-us)(s.m.IV), abl. sg. circuitu: periphery, circumference; “a going round, circuit, a circling, revolving, a revolution; = ambitus, q.v.; “an open space left around a building;” a circuit, compass, a way around (Lewis & Short); see circumference;

- circuitu solis, with the revolving of the sun.

- mares flosculorum androgynorum, plures in centro; in circuitu ejusdem fructificationis, femina: 4 (Necker), the males of the androgynous florets, several in the center; on the circumference of the same fructification, the females 4.

- flosculi staminiferi, ad circuitum floris, irregulares, 1-sepali, 5-fidi, caeteris majores; ii centrales, regulares, ore 5-fido (Necker), the staminiferous florets on the periphery of the flower, irregular, 1-sepaled, 5-divided, than the rest larger; those that are central, regular, with a 5-divided orifice.

- in quadam specie pappus in circuitu seminum, membranaceus (Necker), in a certain kind, the pappus on the circumference of the seeds, is membranous.

- Pappus seminum, pilosus, sessilis fig. 8.; alius stipitatus; in quadam specie pappus in circuitu seminum, membranaceus (Necker), the pappus of the seeds pilose, sessile; another stalked; in a certain species the pappus, on the circumference of the seeds, membranaceous; finally [sc. pappus] none.

- Elytriculi ad circuitum florum, feminei, emarginati, lingulati, plani; ad centrum, hermaphroditi , tubulati, tetrarini (Necker), the florets on the periphery of the flowers, female, shallowly notched, lingulate, flat; on the center, hermaphrodite, tubulate, 4-stamened [i.e. tetrandrous.]

- Figuram, situm, insertionem, superficiem (utraque parte), expansionem, circuitum s. peripheriam, tandem simplicitatem vel compositionem foliorum (Necker), the shape, site [i.e. position], insertion, the surface (from each [of two] parts, i.e. both surfaces], the expansion [i.e. unfolding], the circuit or [s.= seu] periphery, finally the simplicity [i.e. undividedness] or compoundness [i.e. dividedness] of the leaves.

 

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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