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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
Exsiccatio,-onis (s.f.III), abl. sg. exsiccatione: a drying up, exsiccation;

- folia 3/4 - 1 1/2 poll. longa, summa breviora, exsiccatione revoluta (F. Mueller), the leaves 3/4 - 1 1/2 inches long, the highest ones shorted, with exsiccation revolute.

- flores vix 3 lin. longi atro-purpurascentes exsiccatione nigrescentes (F. Mueller), the flowers scarcely 3 [one twelfth of an inch] long, dark-purplish with drying up, approaching a dull black.

- folia marginibus exsiccatione incurvis tantum canaliculars (F. Mueller), leaves with the margins, upon exsiccation, incurved, [the leaves] barely canaliculate.

- operculum recens paulo concavum, exsiccatione patellare (F. Mueller), the fresh operculum somewhat concave, upon drying out, saucer-shaped.

- foliola subcoriacea acuta rarius obtusa, exsiccatione concoloria et opaca (F. Mueller), leaflets somewhat leathery, acute more rarely obtuse, with exsiccation concolorous and opaque.

- operculum recens paulo concavum, exsiccatione patellare (F. Mueller), the fresh operculum somewhat concave, with desiccation disk-shaped.

 

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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