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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
glumaceus,-a,-um (adj.A), glumosus,-a,-um (adj.A): glumaceous, glumose, like the glumes of grasses; “resembling the glumes of grasses, as the perianth-segments of Juncus” (Jackson); “furnished with or resembling glumes” (Fernald 1950);

- sepala parum inaequalia, glumacea (B&H), sepals somewhat unequal, resembling glumes.

- calycis profunde fissi rigidi glumacei v. striati lobi subaequales (B&H), the lobes of the calyx deeply divided, rigid, resembling glumes or striate, nearly equal.

- Monocotyledones. Series VII. Glumaceae: Flores in capitula v. spiculas dispositi sub bracteis (v. glumis) saepissime imbricatis solitarii, sessiles. Perianthii segmenta parva squamiformia glumacea v. 0 (B&H), the flowers arranged in heads or spikelets, solitary, sessile under the bracts (or glumes) most often imbricate. The segments of the perianth small, scale-like, glumaceous or none.

- perianthii regularis segmenta 6 rarius pauciora, glumacea rigida scariosa v. hyalina (B&H), the segments of the [regular, normal, actinomorphic] perianth 6, more rarely fewer, like glumes, rigid scarious or hyaline.

- calyx glumaceus persistens 5-sepalus (DeCandolle), the calyx like a glume, persistent, 5-sepaled.

 

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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