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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
floccosus,-a,-um (adj.A): floccose, flocculent, full of flocks or tufts of wool or soft hairs; clothed with locks or flocks of soft hair or wool” (Fernald 1950); “wooly” (Stearn 1996); (in Algae) having appearance of matted woolly hairs; cf. lanatus,-a,-um (adj.A), lanosus,-a,-um (adj.A), lanose, woolly; cf. arachnoideus,-a,-um (adj.A), araneosus,-a,-um (adj.A), arachnoid, resembling cobweb in appearance, of slender entangled hairs; cf. tufted;

- flores albi, alabasteis floccosis (B&H), flowers white, with floccose buds.

- herbae floccoso-tomentosae, herbs floccose-tomentose.

- pileus exacte cretaceus, squamulis seu flocculis mollibus pilosis veluti gossypinis aequaliter obsitus (S&A), the pileus is strictly chalk-white, equally covered with squamules or tufted with soft hairs as if cottony.

- ramis cymisque floccoso-tomenlosis (DeCandolle), with the branches and cymes wooly-tomentose.

- caule fruticoso pube floccosa subtomentoso (DeCandolle), with the stem shrubby, somewhat tomentose with a flocked pubescence.

P[elargonium]. FLOCCOSUM foliis cordatis 3-partitis utrinque villoso-pilosis, (DeCandolle), with the leaves cordate, 3-parted on both sides villous-pilose.

 

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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