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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
Glochid, glochidium, a barbed hair or bristle, as in Cactaceae; a similar structure on the massulae of certain Cryptogams which act as organs of attachment to a macrospore (Jackson); “a barbed hair or bristle” (Fernald 1950): glochin,-idis (s.f.III), abl. sing. glochide, nom.& acc. pl. glochides, dat. & abl. pl. glochidibus; glochidium, -ii (s.n.II), abl. sg. glochidio, nom. & acc.pl. glochidia, dat.& abl. pl. glochidiis [> Gk. glOchin or glOchis, gen. -inos (s.f.III) an angular end, point or barb];

- semen oblongum, compressum, superne latius, emarginatum, lateribus apice armatis glochidibus (Swartz), the seed oblong, compressed, wider above, emarginate, with the sides at the apex armed with barded hairs.

- cum glochidibus olim pro ftylis habitis. (Swartz), with the hooked bristles formerly taken for the styles.

Triglochin, -inis, abl. sg. Triglochine (s.f.III), Arrow-grass, > Gk. treis, three + glochis, point “from the three points of the ripe fruit in T. palustris when dehiscent” (Fernald 1950).

 

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