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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
drupaceus,-a,-um (adj.A): drupe-like; characterized by a “fleshy or pulpy fruit with the inner portion of the pericarp (1-locular and 1-seeded, or sometimes several-locular) hard or stony” (Fernald 1950); ‘baccate’ is ‘fleshy throughout;’ cf. nucamentaceus,-a,-um (adj.A): in the form of a nutlet, “having the hardness of a nut” (Lindley);

- fructus minutus {Loudonia excepta), nucamentaceus v. drupaceus, compressus angulatus (B&H), the fruit minute (except Loudonia), nutlet-like or like a drupe, compressed, angled.

- fructus nuceus vel drupaceus indehiscens, nut-like or drupaceous fruit indehiscent.

- fructus baccatus v. drupaceus, 1- rarius 2-3-spermus (B&H), fruit berry-like or drupaceous, 1- more rarely 2-3-seeded.

- fructus saepissime drupaceus, pyrenis distinctis et rarius sponte secedentitibus (B&H), the fruit most often drupaceous and rarely spontaneously splitting apart.

- seminum testa crustacea v. duplex, quasi drupacea, exterior carnosa, interior crustacea. (B&H), the test of the seeds crustaceous [i.e. brittle] or double, as if drupaceous, the exterior fleshy, the interior crustaceous.

- fructus siccus, baccatus v. drupaceus, fruit dry, berry-like or drupaceous.

- fructus succulentus baccatus v. drupaceus (B&H), the fruit succulent, berry-like or drupaceous.

baccate, q.v.: baccatus (adj.A), provided with a berry or berries; pulpy, juicy, succulent; “having a pulpy texture; a term only applied to the parts of a flower or fruit” (Lindley).

 

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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