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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
follicular, resembling a follicle: follicularis,-e (adj.B).

- fructus carpellum saepius 1, folliculare (B&H), the fruit very often one carpel, like a follicle.

- carpella follicularia v. intus dehiscentia (B&H), carpels follicular or dehiscing to the inside.

- calyx follicularis demum circumscissus (DeCandolle), the calyx resembling a follicle, eventually opening circularly.

- frucius follicularis, baccatus, thecatus, drupaceus vel capfularis (Necker), fruit resembling a follicle, berry-like, like a theca, like a drupe or like a capsule.

- thecae 2, folliculares, epimenae (Necker), thecas 2, follicular, epimenous [i.e. with the perianth superior].

- carpella nunc capsularia rima supera dehiscentia, nunc capsularia bivalvia rima infera dehiscentia, nunc follicularia, nunc subcarnosa indehiscentia (DeCandolle), the carpels sometimes resembling a capsule, dehiscent above the fissure, sometimes like a bivalved capsule, dehiscent below the fissure, sometimes like a follicle, sometimes nearly fleshy and indehiscent [i.e. opening irregularly].

 

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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