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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
glabrous, smooth, q.v., especially not hairy or pubescent, lacking hairs, scales or other indument, e.g. that may be normally present in the genus or species: glabellus,-a,-um (adj.A), glaber, glabra, glabrum (adj.A); (declined like pulcher, q.v.); cf. calvus,-a,-um (adj.A), ‘bald, hairless’ as with age; tonsus,-a,-um (part.A), q.v.,‘shaven’ may refer to a glabrous organ (not puberulent); see naked, unarmed;

- herba omnino glabra, herb entirely glabrous.

- tubo extus glabro, with the tube externally glabrous.

- herba monophylla folio glabro, herb one-leaved with the leaf glabrous.

- ramuli glabri tenues foliis glabris, branchlets glabrous thin with leaves glabrous (Stearn).

- caulis glaber, stem glabrous

- folia atque semina glabra, laevia, leaves and also seeds glabrous, smooth.

- perianthio pistillato glabro, with the pistillate perianth glabrous.

- calycibus glabris (non confertim hirsutis), with calyces glabrous (not densely hirsute).

- stipulis lanceolatis, ubi juvenibus tomentosis, ubi adultis glabris, with stipules lanceolate, when young, tomentose, when adult glabrous.

- membrana aperturae glabra vel granulata, membrane aperture smooth or granulate.

- bacca, glabra, didyma, 2-sperma (Necker), the berry glabrous, paired, 2-seeded.

- foliis pinnati-sectis subtus velutinis, superne glabris (DeCandolle), with the leaves pinnatisect, below velvety, above glabrous [i.e. hairless].

- segmentis glaberrimis ovatis acuminatis triplinerviis (DeCandolle), with the segments very glabrous, ovate, acuminate, triple-nerved.

- foliis carnosis lanceolatis enerviis, subtus glabris, supra pubescentibus, (DeCandolle), with the leaves fleshy, lanceolate, lacking nerves, glabrous underneath, pubescent above.
glabrous-:

in L. comp., glabri-;

- glabrangulatus, with glabrous angles; glabrantherus, with glabrous anthers; glabranthus, with glabrous flowers.

- glabricostatus, with glabrous midrib; glabriflorus, with glabrous flowers; glabripetalus, with glabrous petals; glabrisemineus, with glabrous seeds; glabrispiculus, with glabrous spikelets; glabritunicatus, smooth-walled. in Gk. comp., psilo-;

- psilandrus, with glabrous stamens; psilantherus, with glabrous anthers, psilanthus, with glabrous flowers; psilobotrys, with glabrous racemes; psilipetalus, with glabrous petals; psilophyllus, with glabrous leaves; psilospermus, with glabrous seeds; psilosporus, with glabrous spores.
Glabrous state, “glabrousness:” glabritia,-ae (s.f.I), q.v., abl. sg. glabritia, glabrities,-etis (s.f.V), abl.sg. glabritie.

 

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