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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
Fistula,-ae (s.f.I), abl. sg. fistula: a pipe, tube, such as a water pipe, syn. tubus, canalis, sypho: tubular vessels; a hollow reed-stalk, a reed, cane; cf. vitta,-ae (s.f.I), aromatic oil-tube in fruit of Umbelliferae; “narrow fistulae lodged in the coat of the fruit of Umbellifers, and containing oil” (Lindley); see cuniculum,-i (s.n.II); see cylinder; cf. hyponom-: in Gk. comp.; see cnemis,-idis (s.f.III); see duct, tube;

- foliis ut fistula involutis, with leaves involute like a pipe.

 

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