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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
Circumscriptio,-onis (s.f.III), abl. sg. circumscriptione: boundary, outline, circuit, circumference; a limit, contour, circuit; an encircling, a circle; see ambitus,-us (s.m.IV); see outline; see circumference;

- [Ranunculus aquatilis] foliis petiolatis, omnibus emersis, circumscriptione suborbiculatis (DeCandolle), with the leaves petiolate, all emersed, with the circumference nearly circular.

- [alga] frondes pinnaeque singulae circumscriptione lineares (Agardh), the individual fronds and pinnae linear in outline.

- (algae) frons circumscriptione fere reniformis (Agardh), the frond in outline almost kidney-shaped.

- foliis latissimis circumscriptione rotundo-ovatis glaberrimis (Boissier), with the leaves very wide, rounded-ovate in outline, completely glabrous.

- flores foemini formae duplicís, omnes foecundi; ii serierum inferiorum circumscriptione fere figuram cordatam praebentes (F. Mueller), the female flowers of a double shape, all fertile; those of the lower rows displaying in outline slmost a heart-shaped figure.

 

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