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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
inferne (adv.): below, beneath, in lower part, on the lower side; downward, downwardly; opp. superne (adv.), above, upwards, on the upper side; cf. infra (adv.), on the under side, below; cf. subtus (adv.); opp. superne (adv.), from above, above, upwards, on the upper side; opp. supra (adv.), on the upper side, above, beyond, over;

- herbae inferne crescentes, herbs growing downwards.

- cirrhi inferne volubiles, the tendrils downwardly spiraling.

- arista inferne tortilis, awn twisted below.

- arista tenui inferne parum torta, with the awn thin below a little twisted.

- stylus clavatus inferne glaber superne pubescens, style club-shaped below glabrous above pubescent (Stearn).

- lamina tripinnata vel inferne subquadripinnata, blade tripinnate or below subquadripinnate.

- herbae inferne crescentes, herbs growing downwards.

- cirrhi inferne rarius superne volubiles, the tendrils downwardly more rarely upwardly spiraling.

- stylus supra ovarium abrupte inflexus inferne glaber superne longitudinaliter barbatus, intra rostrum carinae incrassatus et cum eo tortus, style above the ovary abruptly bent inwards below glabrous above longitudinally bearded, within the beak of the keel thickened and together with this twisted (Stearn).

- filamenta inferné subincrassata, exteriora nunc crassiora et rarius ananthera (B&H), the filaments below somewhat thickened, the external ones sometimes thicker and more rarely lacking anthers.

- racemi terminales, inferne ccmpositi (B&H), the racemes terminal, compound lower down.

- caulis herbaceus, foliosus, glaber, inferne declinatus (Swartz), the stem herbaceous, leafy, hairless, in the lower part declinate [i.e. curved downwards].

- apertura [i.e. opening] magna inferne labello munita (DeCandolle), with the aperture large, armed below with a [little] lip.

- semina arillata, arillodio (ex Planch.) lobulato, seminis apicem cucullante inferné cum arillo confluente (B&H), seeds with arils, with a lobulate (according to Planchon) arillodium, [the arillodium] hooding [i.e. providing with a hood] the apex of the seed, confluent [i.e. merging] below with the aril.

 

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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