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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
Granule, “any small particles; grains; the hollow shells which constitute pollen” (Lindley): granulum,-i (s.n.II), abl. sg. granulo, nom. & acc. pl. granula, dat. & abl. pl. granulis (Diatoms); granula: “large spores contained in the center of many Algals, as Gloionema; Among Fungals it sometimes expresses a spore-case” (Lindley); cf. nut, nutlet; see grain;

- granulis distinctissimis aequidistantibus et aequimagnis polygoniis vel quadraticis papillosis, with granules most distinct (all) at the same distance apart and of the same size many-angled or quadrate papillose.

- granulis margaritaceis usque ad semi-radium subaequalibus dein majoribus demumque ad marginem decrescentibus, with granules pearly to half-radius almost equal thereafter bigger and finally at the margin diminishing (Stearn).

- organa fructificationis in regno vegetabili simplicissima, vesicula simplici, granula includente, constare videntur (Agardh), the organs of fructification, the most simple in the plant kingdom, seem to consist of an undivided vesicle enclosing granules.

- pollinis granum (s.n.II), pollinis granulum (s.n.II)[pollinis = gen.sg. of pollen, q.v.]: pollen grain, q.v.

- pollinis granula globosa (F. Mueller), pollen grain globose.

- Boronia granulata, “ramis dense tuberculatis teretibus” (F. Mueller), Boronia granulata, with branches round, densely tuberculate.

- seminibus atris granulato-asperis.(F. Mueller), with seeds black, granulate-roughed.

- Algae fructu duplici instructae, uno interno ex granulis chlorophylli transformatis (Agardh), the algae provided with a double fruit, with the internal one from transformed granules of chlorophyll.

- intra perisporium hyalinum granula chlorophylli numerosa (Agardh), within the hyaline perisporium numerous granules of chlorophyll.

- pollinis granula ellipsoidea laevia rima longitudinali dehiscentia (F. Mueller), the pollen grains ellipsoid, smooth, dehiscent by a longitudinal fissure.

 

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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