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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
comatus,-a,-um (part.A): comate, comated, provided with tufts as though of hair; in full leaf, leafed-out, covered with leaves; provided with a tuft of hair, as pappus [> L. como, -atum, 1., to be provided with hair; having long hair, hairy, covered with hair; having growths resembling hair, hairy; of leaves, luxuriant; to clothe with hair; leafy]

- collo in speciminibus vetustioribus residuis vaginarum subfibrosis comato, with the collar (neck) in the older specimens by the almost fibrous remains of the sheath clothed as if with hair (Stearn).

- spicae longae, (pedales,) ápice cómatae, bracteatae (Swartz), the spikes long (a foot long) comate [i.e. tufted] at the apex, bracteate.

Coprinus comatus, Shaggy-mane (a fungus) the cap with scattered yellowish, fibrillose or fluffy, flattened to recurved scales; Dianthera comata; Justicia comata.

 

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