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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
lepidotus,-a,-um (adj.A): lepidote, covered with small scales, scaly (Jackson); “provided with small scurfy scales” (Fernald 1950); (in fungi) “covered with small scales” (Ainsworth & Bisby); (fungi) “having small, scurfy scales” (S&D) [> Gk. lepidOtos,-E,-on (adj.) scaly (as of a crocodile), covered with scales (as of a fish) (Liddell & Scott); cf. panniformis,-e (adj.B), pannosus,-a,-um (adj.A): pannose, felted, with appearance or texture of felt or woollen cloth of very close texture; cf. scaber, scabra, scabrum (adj.A), scabrous;

- germen subglobosum extus subtiliter lepidoto-pannosum, (F. Mueller), the ovary nearly globose, externally lightly lepidote-pannose [i.e. felted].

- arbor elata, ramulis angulatis foliisque saepe squamulis cerinis lepidota(B&H), a tall tree, with angled branchlets, and with the leaves often scaly with waxy yellow [cerine] little scales.

- arbores partibus novellis saepe lepidotis v. stellato-tomentellis (B&H), trees, with the young parts often scaly or stellate-tomentellous.

- herbae annuae v. frútices, rarius arbores, glabri, glandulosi, tomentosi v. rarius lepidoti (B&H), annual herbs or shrubs, more rarely trees, glabrous, glandulose, tomentose or more rarely scaley (note the adjectives are masculine, in agreement with frutex).

- frutex rigidus, ramosus, squamulis Elaeagnoideis lepidotus (B&H), a rigid shrub, branchy, lepidote with small scales like in the Elaeagnoideae.

- folia (Durionis) subtus lepidota (B&H), the leaves of Durio scaley below.

- flores ad axillas fasciculati, subsessiles, dense lepidoti (B&H), flowers in the axils fasciculate, nearly sessile, densely scaley.

- arbores fruticesve tomento stellato v. lepidoto plus minus vestiti(B&H), trees or shrubs more or less clothed in a stellate or scaly tomentum.

- totum fructibus exceptis pubescentia stellata lepidotoargenteum (Boissier), the whole, with the fruits excepted, with a star-shaped scaly-silver pubescence.

- carpellis 2-4 pube brevi velutinis squamulisve lepidotis (DeCandolle), with the carpels 2-4, with the pubescence short, velvety or scaly with little scales.

- floribus pedicellatis 2-gynis [i.e. 2-pistillate], ovariis lepidolis (DeCandolle), with the flowers on pedicels, 2-gynous, with the ovaries covered with small scales.

- siliculis obovatis flocculoso-lepidotis (DeCandolle), with the silicles obovate, flocculose-scaly.

alepidotus, “(obsol.) destitute of lepides or scurfs” (Lindley).

floccoso-lepidotus,-a,-um (adj.A): scaly-floccose, floccose and also scaly, with small scurfy scales; flocculent and also scaly, as in the peridium in Onygenidae (S. Gray).

Eriostemon lepidotus, foliis subtus cum ramulis totaque inflorescentia epidotis,(F.Mueller), with the leaves underneath together with the branchlets and the entire inflorescence lepidote [i.e. scaly]; Panicum lepidotum; Aequatorium lepidotum; Carphobolus lepidotus .

 

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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