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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
lanuginosus,-a,-um (adj.A): wooly, downy, fuzzy; “wooly or cottony, clothed with Lanugo (Lat.), woolliness; long and interwoven hairs” (Jackson) [> L. lanugo,-inis (s.f.III), the down of plants]; Lindley makes this adjective synonymous with lanatus,-a,-um (adj.A), q.v.; cf. tomentosus,-a,-um (adj.A); PUBESCENT

- stipite squamarum extimarum brevi parcissime lanuginoso, interiorum glanduloso-asperulo (F. Mueller), with the stalk of the outermost scales short, very sparingly wooly, [with the stalk] of the inner [scales] glandulose-roughened.

- ramis geniculatis subdecumbentibus, lanuginosis, albidis (Swartz), with the branches geniculate, nearly decumbent, downy, whitish.

- folia superne opposita, lanceolata, obtusa, tomentosa, inferne albolanuginosa, mollia (Swartz), the leaves opposite above, lanceolate, obtuse, tomentose, white-downy, soft below.

- caulis herbaceus, 2-pedalis, erectus, simplex, teres, lanuginosus, incanus (Swartz), stem herbaceous, 2-feet high, erect, unbranched, round, downy, gray-white.

- semina reniformia, aspera v. lanuginosa (B&H), the seeds kidney-shaped, rough or downy.

- stamina oo, supra torum elevatum apice extus lanuginosum inserta (B&H), stamens [indefinite], inserted above the elevated torus at the apex, externally downy.

- frutex, ramulis crassis, cortice cicatricato gemmis cavis lanuginosis tuberculata (B&H), shrub, with the branchlets thick, with the bark scarred, tuberculate with hollow, downy buds.

- folia imparipinnata, júniora dense fulvo-lanuginosa (DeCandolle), leaves imparipinnate, the younger densely fulvous-downy.

- fauce villosa v. lanuginosa (DeCandolle), with the throat villous or downy.

- foliis sericeo-lanugiuosis (DeCandolle), with the leaves silky-downy.

- capsulis ad dissepimenta lanuginosis (DeCandolle), with the capsules downy on the dissepiments.

- petala intus purpurea, extus lanuginosa (DeCandolle), the petals inside purple, outside downy.

- ramis puberulis v. lanuginosis (F. Mueller), with the branches puberulous or downy.

- filamentis conniventibus lineari-subulatis tota longitudine lanuginoso-ciliatis (F. Mueller), with the filaments, connivent, linear-subulate, downy-ciliate the whole length.

 

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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