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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
elastically, with an elastic nature, flexibly, springy: elastice (adv.), elastically, with an elastic nature, flexibly, springy; flexibly, pliantly, in a supple manner; flexiliter (adv.); flexivice (adv.), ‘with turnings or windings, crookedly;’ opp. ‘rigidly,’ rigide (adv.), q.v.;

- endocarpio soluto chartaceo elastice 2-lobo (B&H), with the endocarp, when separated, papery, elastically 2-lobe.

- [fungi] fila enim modice numerosa peridio aperto subassurgunt: attamen nec capillitium verum compactum constituunt, nec elastice illico ore hiante expanduntur (S&A), the moderately numerous [threads] certainly stand up somwhat with the peridium open: and yet still they do not constitute a true compact capillitium, nor [are they elastically expanded immediately with the opening mouth.

- capsula subglobosa, muricata v. echinata, rarissime laevis, septicide 5-cocca, coccis loculicide 2-valvibus 1-spermis, endocarpio elastice 2-lobo soluto v. semi-adnato (B&H), capsule nearly globose, muricate or echinate, very rarely even [i.e. smooth], septicidally 5-mericarpous, with the mericarps loculicidally 2-valved, 1-seeded, with the endocarpium separated elastically into 2-lobes or halfway adnate.

dissiliens,-entis (part.B): dissilient, bursting elastically, springing apart, flying apart, bursting asunder (Jackson) [> L. dissilio,-ui 4. [> salio] ‘to leap or burst asunder, to fly apart; to leap; to dissolve’ (Lewis & Short);

- bacca striato-muricata, 6-locularis, elasticè dissiliens, plurisperma (Necker), berry striate-muricate, with 6 locules, elastically springing apart, with many seeds.

 

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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