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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
Glaucescence, a glaucous condition: glaucedo,-inis (s.f.III), dat. sg. glaucedini, acc. sg. glaucedinem, abl. sg. glaucedine; cf. ‘bloom,’ “a whitish powdery and glaucous covering of the surface, often of a waxy nature” (Fernald 1950); see bloom;

- species foliorum glaucedine insignis, species notable for the glaucous condition of the leaves (Stearn).

- glaucedo superficiei frondis abaxialis congeneris similis, the glaucescence of the abaxial surface of the frond is similar to its congeners.

- ramuli quam in illo tenuiores et minus rigidi, folia angustiora haud

glaucedine superfusa, caryopsides longiores nunquam laevigatae et nuspiam splendentes sunt (F. Muell.), the branchlets more thin than in that one, and less rigid, the leaves more narrow, hardly overspread with glaucescence [i.e. a bloom], the caryopses longer, never smooth, and d are nowhere glittering [i.e. shining with an interrupted surface].

 

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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