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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
coralloides,-es (adj.B), corallodes,-is (adj.B), coralloideus,-a,-um (adj.A): coral-like; “resembling coral in general appearance” (Lindley); “much branched; like coral in form” (Ainsworth & Bisby); (fungi) ‘coralloid. Having the form or consistency of coral; - esp. of the Clavariaceae” (S&D); ‘coralloid + eidos, resemblance, “coral-like, as the roots of Neottia Nidus-aris, Rich., and also certain lichens” (Jackson);

- (lichen) thallus fusco-niger vel niger coralloideo-granulosus (Nyl.), the thallus fuscus-black or black, coralloid-granulose.

Evolutio,-onis (s.f.III) coralloidea, abl. sg. evolutione corralloidea: (fungi) coralloid development, “in the Gasteromycetes, according to Cunningham (1942), that development in which the formation of the gleba is confined to the peripheral zone of the primordium” (S&D); see also ‘lacunar,’ ‘multipileate’ and pileate’ development.

(fungus genus) Coralloides = Hydnum coralloides; Corallomorpha; Corallomyces; Corallomycetella, Corallospora. Hericium coralloides, a mushroom with “many branches with delicate long white teeth which arise at the branch tips and hang downward” (Miller); Coralloides. “(obsol.) Tournefort’s genus (1694) for what has been called Clavaria since Linnaeus” (S&D)..

(lichen) Corynephorus corallodes; Peccania coralloides; Coralloides globiferum.

 

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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