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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
hamatus,-a,-um (adj.A): hamate, barbed, hooked at the tip, furnished with hooks, barbs; “hook-shaped; more abruptly curved than falcate” (Magill 1990); see barbed; see hooked;

- cotyledonibus ad apicem colli continuis, parvis, hamato-inflexis (B&H), with the cotyledons continuous at the apex of the neck, small, hooked-inflexed.

- stigmatibus subclavatis intus canaliculatis apice hamatis (B&H), with the stigmas somewhat club-shaped, inwardly canaliculate, at the apex hooked.

- pappus 2-aristatus: altera arista longiore, hamata (Swartz), pappus 2-bristled: with the one bristle longer than the other, hooked.

- capsula, lignosa , 4-locuJaris , hamato - rostrata (Necker), the capsule woody, 4-locular, hamate-rostrate [i.e. with the rostrum hooked].

- sepalis florum foemineorum 2 exterioribus linearibus hamato-arcuatis (F. Mueller), with the sepals of the female flowers w, the outer linear, hamate-arcuate.

- filamenta hamata, inferne tomentosa (F. Mueller), the filaments hooked, the lower tomentose.

- [Unona hamata] foliis glabris nitidis, pedunculis oppositifoliis infra medium uncinatis (DeCandolle), with the leaves glabrous, shining, with the peduncles opposite-leaved, uncinate below the middle.

Hamatocactus,-i (s.n.II), > L. hamatus, hooked + cactus; “referring to the long central spine of each areole which is usually hooked at its tip.” (Stearn 1996); Hamatocaulis,-is (s.m.III) L. Hedenas, a pleurocarpous moss with a hamate stem.

 

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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