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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
frutescens,-entis (part.B): shrubby, somewhat or becoming shrubby or woody; see suffrutescens;

- caules frutescentes volubiles ramosi (DeCandolle), stems somewhat shrubby, twining, branched.

- caule erecto ima basi frutescente (DeCandolle), with the stem erect, at the very base somewhat shrubby.

- diagnoscitur caule magis frutescente, foliis brevioribus angustioribus (DeCandolle), diagnosed as with the stem very shrubby, with the leaves shorter, narrower.

- a Cr. Chilensi facillime distinguitur caule frutescente nec herbaceo, (DeCandolle), from Cremolorus Chilensis it is easily distinguished by the stem shrubby, not herbaceous.

- herba parvula, prostrata, basi frutescens, glabrata v. lanata (B&H), an herb somewhat small, prostrate, shrubby at the base, glabrate or lanate.

- caulis frutescens, erectus a medio ad apicem foliosus (caudicis instar frondosi) (Swartz), [Theophrasta americana] stem somewhat shrubby, erect, leaf-bearing from the middle to the apex, frondose like the stem of a tree.

- caulis suffruticosus v. frutescens in Xanthorhiza et ìn Paeonia Moutan, lignoso-scandens in plerisque Clematideis (B&H), the stem like a sub-shrub or becoming shrubby in Xanthorhiza and in Paeonia Moutan, and woody-climbing in many Clematideae.

NOTE: not to be confused with fructescent.

 

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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