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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
exfoliatus,-a,-um (part.A): exfoliated, leafless, with the leaves removed, which may also refer to lost or fallen plates or sheets, as in the rind or cortex of a stem or trunk [> L. exfolio,-ate (folium) to strip of leaves]; cf. decorticatus,-a,-um (part.A): stripped of bark; cf. aphyllus,-a,-um (adj.A), ‘leafless;’

- cortice exfoliato, with the bark exfoliated.

- cortice in lamellas exfolianti, with the bark exfoliating into plates.

- epiphyticae in trunko Aceris sacchari exfoliati, epiphytic on the trunk of leafless Acer saccharum.

 

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