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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
Dehiscence, mode of opening by apertures, slits, pores or valves or irregularly, as in capsules or other vessels; “method of opening of fruits, anthers, etc. at maturity (Fernald 1950): dehiscentia,-ae (s.f.I), abl. sg. dehiscentia; see rupture;

- dehiscentia valvaris (adj.B), dehiscence by valves.

- dehiscentia explosiva (adj.A) vel elastica (adj.A), explosive or elastic dehiscence.

- pulvis farinosus, primo dehiscentiae momento albidus vel tantillum saltem carneus, ad liberum aeris contactum mox intensius incarnascens in roseum denique colorem vergit (S&A), a mealy powder, at the first instant of dehiscence whitish or at least a little bit flesh-colored, at the first free touch of air soon more intensely fleshy and finally it shades into a rose color.

- dehiscentia valvari septicida, with valvar, septicidal dehiscence.

Dehiscence papilla: in fungi, “(of Blastocladiaceae), a small rounded projection on the surface of a zoosporangium or gametangium, later becoming a dehiscence pore” (Ainsworth & Bisby): papilla,-ae (s.f.I) dehiscentiae (gen.sg. of dehiscentia,-ae), papilla of dehiscence; porus,-i (s.f.II) dehiscentiae, pore of dehiscence.

NOTE: modes of capsular dehiscence include circumscissile, loculicidalis,-e (adj.B), poricidalis,-e (adj.B), septicidalis,-e (adj.B).

NOTE: types of dehiscence of anthers (after Radford et al.):

Dehiscentia longitudinalis (adj.B, adv. longitudinaliter), dehiscing along the long axis of the theca.

Dehiscentia extrorsa (part.A, adv. extrorsum) longitudinally dehiscing outward.

Dehiscentia introrsa (part.A,, adv. introrsum) dehiscing longitudinally inward.

Dehiscentia latrorsa (part.A, adv. latrorsum) dehiscing longitudinally and laterally.

Dehiscentia poricidalis (adj.B, adv. poricidale) dehiscing through a pore at the apex of the theca.

Dehiscentia transversus (adj.A, adv. transverse) dehiscing at right angles to the long axis of the theca.

Dehiscentia valvularis (adj.B), adv. valvulare) dehiscing through a pore covered by a flap of tissue. Dehiscence, time of, dehiscing time: tempus,-oris (s.n.III) dehiscens (adj.B), abl. sg. tempore dehiscenti;

- fructibus tempore dehiscenti iam friabilibus, with the fruits at the dehiscing time already friable.
Dehiscence, time of, dehiscing time: tempus,-oris (s.n.III) dehiscens (adj.B), abl. sg. tempore dehiscenti;

- fructibus tempore dehiscenti iam friabilibus, with the fruits at the dehiscing time already friable.

 

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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