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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
hispidus,-a,-um (adj.A): hispid, “beset with rough hairs or bristles” (Jackson); bristly, covered with coarse rigid erect hairs or bristles harsh to the touch; compar. hispidior,-ius (adj.B); superl. hispidissimus,-a,-um (adj.A); cf. bristly; cf. echinatus,-a,-um (adj.A), “furnished with numerous rigid hairs, or straight prickles; as the fruit of Castanea vesca” (Lindley);

- [B. hispidus, a fungus] Villus pilei hirsutus subfuscus (S&A), the villus [i.e. villosity] of the pileus hirsute [i.e. with distinct hairs], nearly brownish-black.

- extus setis concoloribus suberectis hispida (S&A), externally hispid with bristles of the same color, nearly erect.

- siliqua globosa, hispidissima, stylo subulato rostrato (B&H), the silique globose, very bristly, with the style subulate, beaked.

- herba annua, perpusilla, setulis bipartitis appressis hispidula (B&H), annual herb, very small, hispid with two-parted appressed small bristles.

- herba annua, erecta, ramosa, glabra v. hispido-pilosa (B&H), annual herb, erect, branched, glabrous or hispid-pilose.

- siliqua globosa, hispidissima et subechinata (B&H), silique globose, very hispid and nearly echinate.

- herba annua, erecta, ramosa, setis 2-3-fidis hispida (B&H), annual, erest herb, branched, hispid with 2-3-fid bristles.

- herba depressa, scapigera, hispida v. glabrata (B&H), a flattened herb, scape-bearing, bristly or nearly glabrous.

- (moss) seta pilis brevibus, crassiusculis, rigidis, horizontalibus scabra vel potius hispida (Hooker), seta with short hairs, somewhat thick, rigid, horizontal, scabrous or more correctly hispid.

- pedicellis hispidis post anthesin flexuoso-recurvis, sepalis hispidis, (Boissier), with the pedicels hispidous, after the flowering period, flexuose-recurved, with the sepals hispid.

 

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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