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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
hirsutus,-a,-um (adj.A): hirsute, “hairy, with long, tolerably distinct hairs” (Jackson); “pubescent with rather coarse or stiff hairs” (Fernald 1950); covered with fairly coarse and stiff long erect or ascending straight hairs (Stearn); compar. hirsutior,-ius (adj.B), superl. hirsutissimus,-a,-um (adj.A);

- calycibus glabris (non confertim hirsutis), with calyces glabrous (not densely hirsute).

- foliis caulinis superioribus supra hirsuto-villosis glabrisve subtus tomentellis vel arachnoideis (F. Mueller), with the upper stem leaves hirsuto-villous above or glabrous, underneath tomentellous or arachnoid.

- herbae v. suffrutices, simplices v. caespitosae, pubescentes v. hirsutae (B&H), herbs or subshrubs, unbranched or caespitose, pubescent or coarsely pubescent.

- Herbae v. suffrutices stellato-tomentosae hirsutae v. glabrescentes (B&H), herbs or subshrubs, stellate-tomentose, hirsute or glabrescent [i.e. nearly hairless].

- foliis scapi patulo-hirsutis, sepalis patentibus adpresse hirsutis (Boissier), with the leaves of the scape spreading-hirsute, with the sepals spreading, appressed hirsute.

- pedicellis calycem aequantibus post anthesin reflexis hirsutis, sepalis externis duobus minoribus minus hirtis, (Boissier), with the pedicels equalling the calyx, after flowering reflexed, hirsute, with the outer sepals two times smaller, less coarsely hairy.

- ovario hirsutissimo (Boissier), with the ovary very hirsute.

Andropogon virginicus var. hirsutior; Dasycondylus hirsutissimus; Arctium hirsutius.

 

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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