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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
epimenus,-a,-um (adj.A): epimenous, “Necker’s term for the perianth being superior” (Jackson); used in Compositae; cf. hypomenus,-a,-um (adj.A);

- plantae i. e., quarum perigynanda interior staminifera; pistillum , epimenum (Necker), plants, that is, of which the inner perigynanda [i.e. corolla of a composite floret] is stamen-bearing; the pistil epimenous [with perianth superior; epigynous].

- plantae i- e. staminibus paucis & fructu epimeno (Necker), plants, that is, with few stamens, and with the fruit epimenous (i.e. epigynous).

- flore epimeno &fructu ypomeno [sic] (Necker), with the flower epimenous[i.e. with superior perianth] and the fruit hypomenous [not adherent; arising from below an organ].

- discus communis, villosus; germen, epimenum (Necker), disc common, villous; the ovary epimenous [epigynous].

- Achenia epimena, 1-sperma. Ach. ypomena, nuda. Achenia ypom. denticulata. (Necker), the achenes epimenous [i.e. epigynous]. Achenes hypomenous [i.e. free, arising from below an organ], naked. Achenes hypomenous denticulate.

 

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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