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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
lacer,-era,-erum (adj.A), lacerus,-a,-um (adj.A): torn, lacerated, torn to pieces, mangled, rent, mutilated; shattered; ragged, tattered; deeply and “irregularly divided by deep incisions” (Lindley), shredded; of an annulus, scales, pileus, etc., appearing as if torn or roughly cut; (in bryophytes) “appearing deeply and irregularly slashed or torn; e.g. leaves of Sphagnum riparium” (Magill 1990); see cut; cf. laceratus,-a,-um (part.A); see incised, ‘cut deeply and sharply into divisions separated by narrow sinuses;’ see laciniate, ragged; opp. integer,-ra,-rum (adj.A), ‘entire;’

- semina solitaria, rarius 2-4, arillo cupulato integro v. lacero suffulta (B&H), seeds solitary, more rarely 2-4, supported by a cupulate aril, entire or lacerated.

- semina 1-5 , arillo lacero cincta (B&H), seeds 1-5, surrounded by a ragged aril.

- carpella 3, stigmatibus laceris (B&H), carpels 3, with ragged stigmas.

- siliqua brevis, turgida; septo lacero, membranaceo (B&H), silique short, turgid;with the septum torn, membranaceous.

- torus fundum calycis vestiens, medio elongatus, margine simplici v. in discum lacerum producto (B&H), the torus clothing the bottom of the calyx, elongate in the middle, with the margin simple [i.e. undiviced] or elongated into a ragged disc.

- bracteis partialibus inflorescentiae findentibus laceratisque, with the partial bracts of the inflorescence splitting and ragged.

- coronae squamae 5 sub sinubus corollae, integrae v. lacerae (B&H), the scales of the corona 5, below the sinuses of the corolla, entire or lacerate.

- antherae erectae, membrana lata piloso-lacera terminatae (B&H), anthers erect, terminated by a broad, pilose-lacerated membrane.

- coronae squamae 5, tubo corollae sub sinubus v. medio tubo affixae, integrae v. apice dentato-lacerae (B&H), scales of the corona 5, attached to the tube of the corolla under the sinuses or the middle of the tube.

- petalis carneis lacero-crispis (DeCandolle), with the petals flesh-colored, crisp-tattered.

- M. LACERA, caule ramoso diffuso, foliis oblongis obtuse pinnatifidis (DeCandolle), M. lacera, with the stem full of branches, diffused, with the leaves oblong, obtusely pinnatifid.

- corona petaloidea 4-loba, lobis inciso-laceris (DeCandolle), corona petaloid, 4-lobed, with the lobes incised-lacerated.

- pappus nullus, sed margo membranaceus, lacerus (Swartz), pappus none, but membranaceous at the margin, lacerated.

Habenaria lacera, Ragged Orchis, ‘torn or lacerated;’ “with the lip cleft into 3 clawed divisions ... all deeply dissected into long capillary segments” (Fernald 1950); opp. Habenaria integra, with the lip entire.

 

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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