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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
farinosus,-a,-um (adj.A): farinose, mealy, covered with farina, or starchy matter, pollinose; “covered with a white mealy substance, as the leaves of Primula farinosa” (Lindley); “1. covered with a mealiness; 2. Mohl’s term for the cellulose of starch” (Jackson); “covered with a meal-like powder” (Fernald 1950);

- pedicellisque florum indumento dense farinoso praeditis, with the pedicels of the flowers provided with a densely farinose indument.

- embryo in albumine farinoso, curvus, rarissime rectus (B&H), the embryo in a mealy albumen, curved, very rarely straight.

- fructus oblongus, lignosus, indehiscens, loculis pulpa farinosa farctis (B&H), the fruit oblong, woody, indehiscent, with the locules stuffed with a starchy pulp.

- frutex v. arbor, ramis farinoso-cinereis (B&H), a shrub or tree with the branches farinose [i.e. a starchy-powder]-ashy gray.

 

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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