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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
furcatus,-a,-um (adj.A): furcate, forked, having two long terminal lobes; “forked, with terminal lobes which are like prongs” (Jackson); see forked;

- bifurcatus,-a,-um (adj.A), bifurcus,-a,-um (adj.A), bifurcate, divided into two branches, having two prongs.

- exempla plura simplicia, nonnulla apice compressa bifurca , pauca ramosa (S&A), many specimens unbranched,some compressed at the apex, bifurcate.

- caulis simplex, rarius innovatione furcatus, stem simple, more rarely forked by innovation.

- trifurcus, trifurcatus, with 3 forks or branches.

- frons bis terque furcata (Steph.), frond twice and three times forked.

- ramulis supremis furcatis divaricatissimis (Agardh), with the highest branchlets forked, very highly divergent.

- spinas simplices bifidas aut multifidas saepe mixtas, furcatea (Agardh), the spines undivided, twice or many times divided often mingled, forked.

- spinis prope medium furcatis, with spines near the middle forked.

- ramulis spinosis saepe trifurcatis brevibus (Boissier), with the branchlets spinose often triple-forked, short.

- foliis glabris ant pilis simplicibus bifurcisve (DeCandolle), with the leaves glabrous or with hairs unbranched or bifurcate.

- filamenta brevia sepalis exterioribus opposite ápice obscure furcata. (F.Mueller), the filaments short, with the outer sepals opposite the apex indistinctly forked.

- residuum septi evanescentis furcatum (F.Mueller), the residue of the evanescent septum forked.

 

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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