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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
exsculptus,-a,-um (part.A), exsculptatus,-a,-um (part.A): exsculptate, chiselled or carved out, pitted with small depressions, provided with a pit; “having small depressions as though dug out, as the seeds of Anchusa” (Jackson); “dug out” (Stearn 1996); (in fungi) “incised, as if carved” (S&D); “having variable and irregular depressed lines that resemble sculptured work” (WIII) [> L. exsculpo (also exculp-),-psi,-ptum, 3: to carve out, to chisel out, to dig or cut out, to excavate, to carve in relief, sculpt, to shape by carving or cuting out]; exsculpserant, third-person plural pluperfect active indicative: they have dug out; - folia subtus prope basin sulco brevi exsculpta (F.Mueller), the leaves underneath near the base incised with a short furrow. - terram unde exsculpserant, fossam vocabant, the ground whence they have excavated, they call a ditch. - semen sulcis sinuatis verticalibus exsculptum (B&H), the seed incised with sinuate, vertical furrows. - albumen rimis transversalibus aut foraminibus conitiguis exsculptum (DeCandolle), the albumen incised with with transverse slits or contiguous openings. - semina erecta, saepe exsculpta; testa ossea; endopleura interdum rugosa; albumen cartilagineum, nunc ruminatum (B&H), seeds erect, often pitted; the testa boney; the endopleura sometimes rugose; the albumen cartilagineous, sometimes ruminate [i.e. chewed]. - albumen cavitate centrali vel ventrali exsculptum, albumen carved out with a cavity central or ventral; see albumen,-inis (s.n.III). - semina parva v. magna, globosa ellipsoidea v. oblonga, recta v. curva, umbilico laterali v. basali poculiformi v. exsculpta (B&H), seeds small or large, globose, ellipsoid or oblong, straight or curved, with the umbilicus lateral or basal, cup-shaped or pitted. - albumen aequabile, basi profunde exsculptum (B&H), the albumen uniform [i.e. symmetrical], at the base deeply pitted. - semen profunde rugosum, albumine corneo ruminato, sulco hippocrepiformi ventre exsculpto (B&H), the seed deeply wrinkled, with the albumen like horn [i.e. hard and close-textured but not brittle], with the furrow horseshoe-shaped, with the front [i.e. inner surface] pitted. - semen ellipsoideum, liberum, erectum, hilo exsculpto (B&H), the seed ellipsoid, free, erect, with the hilum pitted. - rhachi crassa facie plana dorso convexa lateribus profunde exsculptis (B&H), with the rhachis thick, on the face [i.e. front] plane, convex on the back, on the sides deeply pitted. - raphe semen cingente interdum exsculpto (B&H), with the raphe surrounding the seed, sometimes pitted [i.e. sculpted]. - ovarium trapezio-obovoideum, e carpellis 3 liberis vertice exsculptis in stylos erectos crassos subcohaerentes attenuatis (B&H), the ovary trapezoid-[i.e. with 4 unequal sides] obovoid, [composed] from 3 free carpels pitted at the apex, narrowed into erect, thick, somewhat coherent styles. - ovarii carpella 3, vertice truncata exsculpta (B&H), the carpels of the ovary 3, at the apex truncate, pitted. - stigma terminale, discoideum pulvinare v. capitatum, saepe guttam mucosam distillans, rima medio exsculpta (B&H), stigma terminal, discoid, pulvinate or capitate, often precipitating a mucose drop, in the middle with a cleft cut out.

 

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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