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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
gemmiparus, producing gemmae: gemmiparus,-a,-um (adj.A); see gemmifer,-fera,-ferum (adj.A).
gemmiparus,-a,-um (adj.A): gemmiparous, producing gemmae, or buds or bud-like organs or structures; see budding (Engl. verb); see gemmifer,-fera,-ferum (adj.A);

- [Gramineae] bracteae spathaceae fere glumiformes sub spicarum ramulis et spiculis ipsis interdum glumae gemmiparae dicuntur (B&G), bracts spath-like, almost like the glume [of grasses], below the branchlets of the spikes and spikelets themselves, sometimes called gemuiparous glumes.

- [Grammineae]spiculae in capitulis ad 3-5 fasciculatae; bracteae sub fasciculis fere spathaceae, sub spiculis minores, interdum plures vacuae v. spicularum rudimenta foventes (glumae gemmiparae dictae) (B&H), spikelets in little heads forming 3-5 fascicles; the bracts under the fascicles almost like a spathe, smaller under the spikelets, sometimes many of them are empty or surrounding the vestiges of the spikelets (called the gemmiparous glumes).

[moss] Bryum gemmiparum DeNot. referring to producing brood-bodies (gemmae), or to a peculiarity of the habit resembling buds in some way.

 

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