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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
declinatus,-a,-um (part.A): bent or curved downwards or forwards; with, e.g., stamens hanging downwards (i.e. are declinate) as in the genus Eucrosia (Amaryllidaceae) whose stamens are long-exsert and curve down and upwards in a curve (declinate-ascending), stamens may be suberect to declinate (suberectus usque declinatus), they may be pendent to declinate (pendens usque declinatus) [> L. declino,-avi,-atum, 1. to bend from the straight path; to turn aside or away; to deviate]; cf. inclinatus,-a,-um (part.A), falling away from the true vertical or horizontal, which may be ascending or descending; cf. pendulous, somewhat hanging, more inclined than horizontal, hanging down, pendent; overhanging; “more or less hanging or declined” (Fernald 1950): pendulus,-a,-um (adj.A); note that the basic sense indicates ‘bent,’ both upwardly and,or downwardly - to deviate from the straight line;

- pedicellis angulo recto divergentibus (fructu declinato), with the pedicells diverging at the right angle (with the fruit declinate [downward curving]).

- stamina 8 v. saepius plura (rarissime 6 ) , basi tori inserta, nonnulla nunc ananthera, aestivatione declinata (B&H), stamens 8 or more often more (very rarely 6), inserted at the base of the torus, some sometimes without anthers, with [at aestivation bent downwards] or [with declinate aestivation]. probably the first

- Cardaminum siliqua brevi, declinata, petalis albis (B&H), Cardaminum with the siliqua short, declinate, with white petals.

- stamina basi v. apice tori inserta, suberecta patentia v. declinata (B&H), stamens inserted at the base or apex of the torus, suberect, spreading or declinate.

- stamina 6 - 1 4 , cum petalis inserta, inaequalia, declinata. Ovarium stipitatum, declinatum (B&H), stamens 6-14, inserted with the petals, unequal, declinate. Ovary stipitate, declinate.

- stamina 8 v. saepius plura (rarissime 6 ) , basi tori inserta, nonnulla nunc ananthera, aestivatione declinata (B&H), stamens 8 or more often many (very rarely 6), inserted at the base of the torus, some sometimes lacking anthers, declinate in aestivation.

- antherae subdeclinatae (B&H), anthers somewhat declinate [downward curving].

- stamina 10, declinata, omnia fertilia, unico ceteris multo majore (B&H), stamens 10, declinate [downward curving], all of them fertile, with one much larger than the rest.

- petala 5, 4 superiora geminatim adscendentia, inferiore declinato. (B&H), petals 5, the four upper ones ascending in pairs, the lower [one] declinate.

- stylus 5-partitus, fìliformis, declinatus, (B&H), the style 5-parted, filiform, declinate [downward curving].



 

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