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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
gibber,-era,-erum (adj.A): hump-backed, gibbous, q.v.
Gibber,-eris (s.m.III), abl. sg. gibbere, nom. & acc. pl. gibberes, dat. & abl. pl. gibberibus: a hunch or hump, usually on the back; = gibbosity, q.v., = gibbus,-i (s.m.II); “a pouch-like enlargement of the base of a calyx, corolla, &c.” (Lindley); also gibba,-ae (s.f.I) and gibbus,-i (s.m.II), abl. sg. gibbo; cf. calcar,-aris (s.n.III), ‘spur;’

- caudex, nodosis extus exasperatus gibberibus, the caudex with knots externally roughened with humps.

- lobo medio perminuto, gibbere parvo cordiformi flavo-virente (F.Mueller), with the middle lobe very tiny, with a small, cordiform yellow-green [enlargement on the back].

- sépala duo inferiora multo minus a ceteris remota, labello minore, gibbere breviore ad basin attenuatam flavo-virente. (F. Mueller), the two lower sepals much less remote from the others, with the hump shorter, at the attenuate base, yellow-green.

 

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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