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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
lineatus,-a,-um (part.A): “lined. Marked by fine parallel lines” (Lindley); “marked with lines or stripes” (WIII); ”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.

- [moss] Tomentum deest vel magis vulgo chordosum nodis brevibus praeditum, interdum lineatum, ex caule exoriens, tomentum absent or more commonly stringly, provided with short knobs, sometimes in lines, arising from the stem.

- 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.
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