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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
lateral, at the side; “fixed near or upon the side of anything” (Lindley); “belonging to or borne on the sides” (Fernald 1950), borne on the flank, on the right or left side or sides; see frontal, horizontal, perpendicular; in fungi, (of the stipe) attached to one side of the pileus; lateralis,-e (adj.B); syn. pleuricus,-a,-um (adj.A); see alaris, -e (adj.B), 'axillary'; contrasted with apical or terminal [> L. latus (s.n.III), gen. sg. lateris, the side of anything]; cf. collateralis,-e (adj.B), side-by-side, parallel; cf. latrorsus,-a,-um (adj.A), latroversus,-a,-um (part.A): latrorse, turned or directed towards the side(s), along the sides;

- aspectu ventrali (dorsali, frontali, laterali), in ventral (dorsal, frontal, side- or lateral) view.

- foliolum superius erectum, longum; lateralia horizontalia (Swartz), the upper leaflet erect, long; the lateral [sc. leaflets] horizontal.

- sepala 5, posticum maximum galeatum, lateralia anticis latiora (B&H), sepals 5, the postical one the largest, galeate, the lateral sepals wider than the antical ones.

- callus tenuis, in forma litterae “V,” faciebus lateralibus superioribusque liberis, pubescentibus, callus thin, V-shaped, with the lateral and upper surfaces free, pubescent.

- (alga) receptacula ad apices ramorum sita (terminali lateralibus majore) (Agardh), the receptacle situated on the apices of the branches (with the terminal one larger than the laterals).

- (alga) FUCUS MICROCERATIUS, receptaculis lateralibus terminalibusque lanceo1atis (Agardh), with the receptacles lateral [i.e. on the sides] and terminal, lanceolate.

- antherae innatae, loculis rimis lateralibus v. introrsum v. poris apicalibus dehiscentibus (B&H), the anthers innate [ i.e. borne at the apex of the supporting part], with the cavities dehiscing by lateral fissures or toward the inside or by apical pores.

Gnaphalium laterale; Aster lateralis

NOTE: “Nerve: used for principal or more conspicuous unbranched veins starting from the midrib or base of the blade, as distinguished from those which divide or branch and are termed veins or veinlets: nervus,-i (s.m.II); nervus secundarius (adj.A), also nervus lateralis (adj.B), ‘secondary nerve;’ the midrib being nervus medius (adj.A) (Stearn).
-lateral; lateral-: see later-, lateri-; see -laterus.



 

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