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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
dextrorsum (adv.), also dextrorsus (adv.) or dextrovorsum (adv.) or dextroversum (adv.): towards the right, twisted to the right as viewed from the side, dextrorse [dexter + versus]; opp. sinistrorsum (adv.), twisted to the left; cf. twining; cf. longitrorsum (adv.), also longitrorsus (adv.), longitudinally, lengthwise;

- [lichen] TABULA II , fig. 4: ‘a’ thallus statu húmido (auctus 26 diametris), sinistrórsum individuum spermogoniferum, dextrorsum individuum apotheciiferum (Nyl.), plate II, figure 4: ‘a’ the thallus in a moist condition (magnified by 26 diameters), [sc. looking] to the left a spermogonium-bearing individual, to the right an apothecium-bearing individual.

- caulis infra sinistrorsum (externe visus) infra destrorsum volubilis, stem below to the left (seen from the outside) above, to the right twining.

- ovarium sessile v. raro stipitatum, e carpellis 2 (rarissime 3-4) arcte connatis, dextrorsum et sinistrórsum dispositis constans (B&H), the ovary is sessile or rarely stalked, composed of two (very rarely 3-4) closely connate carpels, arranged toward the right and left.

- arbusculse vel frutices scandentes saepius dextrorsam volubiles, (DeCandolle), small trees or shrubs climbing very often twining to the right.

- limbus 4 - 5 partitus, lobis contortis dextrorsum rarius sinistrórsum obtegentibus rarissime aliter imbricatis v. in Menyantheis induplicato- valvatis (B&H), the limb 4-5-parted, with the covering lobes contorted toward the right more rarely to the left very rarely otherwise imbricate or in Menyantheae induplicate-valved.

NOTE: antihelicte (adv.): anti-clockwise, in a direction passing from left to right, dextrorse (in the sense of Eichler, A. Gray, etc.), sinistrorse (in the sense of de Candolle, etc.) (Stearn).

NOTE: helicte (adv.): clockwise, in a direction passing from right to left when seen from the outside, sinistrorse (in the sense of Eichler, A. Gray, etc.), dextrorse (in the sense of de Candolle, etc.)' (Stearn).

 

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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