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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
lineatus,-a,-um (part.A): “lined. Marked by fine parallel lines” (Lindley);”with lines or stripes” (Stearn 1996) [> L. lineo,-avi,-atum 1. to reduce to a straight line, to make straight or perpendicular; striped]; see ‘lined;’

- Stigma capitatum, 4-lineatum (Swartz), stigma capitate, 4-lined.

- nervulis transversis subtiliter vel grosse lineata (B&H), with the transverse nervules finely to coarsely lined.

- nervulis creberrime lineata (B&H), with the nervules very closely lined.

- in Condalia lineata, A. Gray, folia subtus nervis parallelis lineata (B&H), in Condalia lineata A. Gray, the leaves below lined with parallel nerves.

- foliolis grosse crenatis v. serratis saepe pellucido-punctatis v. lineatis (B&H), with the leaflets coarsely crenate to serrate often pellucidly punctate or lined.

- caulis herbaceus, reptans, adscendens, 3-pollicaris ad pedalem, subdivisus, teretiusculus, lineatus, glaber (Swartz), the stem herbaceous, creeping, three thumbs [i.e. inches] to a foot, somewhat divided, somethat round, lineate, glabrous.

- flores albi lineati (DeCandolle), the flowers white-lined.

- petalis super. [superne] sanguineo-lineatis et maculatis (DeCandolle), the petals above with blood-red lines and spots.

- petala alba aut rosea, 2 sup. [superna] lineata (DeCandolle), the petals white or roseous, the two upper lined.

Vasa lineata: “(obsol.) vessels marked by transverse lines, such as the annular, scariform, and other forms of the duct” (Lindley) [Vas, vasis (s.n.III), nom. & acc. pl. vasa: a vessel, duct].

NOTE: striolatus,-a,-um (adj.A), with fine linear markings or ridges; “finely ridged” (Magill 1990); striatus,-a,-um (adj.A), with fine linear grooves; lineatus,-a,-um (part.A) refers to lines generally without height or depth.

Scirpus lineatus, “marked with lines; referring to the green line-like keels of the scales (Fernals 1950).

 

A work in progress, presently with preliminary A through R, and S, and with S (in part) through Z essentially completed.
Copyright © P. M. Eckel 2010-2017

 
 
 
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