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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
heterostylus,-a,-um (adj.A), heterostylicus,-a,-um (adj.A), heterostylis,-idis (adj.B), abl. sg. heterostylidi: heterostylous, i.e. with styles of different length in individuals of the same species and the stamens correlatedly varying in length or position; “change of function of staminate and pistillate flowers or of the relation of their parts” (Fernald 1950); “with styles of different lengths in flowers of the same species” (Harris & Harris; see -dynamous,-a,-um (adj.A);

- flos, gen. sg. floris (s.m.III) heterostylus, abl. sg. flore heterostylo. flos heterostylicus, abl. sg. flore heterostylico. flos heterostylis, abl. sg. flore heterostylidi.

- planta heterostyla, androdynamica a gynodynamica nisi stylo abbreviato et filamentis exsertis vix diversa, plant heterostylous, the androdynamous one from the gynodynamous except for the abbreviated style and exserted filaments scarcely different (Stearn).

Pin-flower, “a heterostylic flower with a fairly long style and short stamens” (Harris & Harris 2001): flos longistylis (adj.B), abl. sg. flore longistylidi;

Thrum-flower: flos brevistylis, abl. sg. flore brevistylidi; thrum, in a heterostylic flower with style[s] shorter than the (longer) stamens; see thrum.

NOTE: the noun heterostylia,-ae (s.f.I): heterostyly, with heterostylous styles.

 

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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