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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
linguliformis,-e (adj.B), lingulatus,-a,-um (adj.A): tongue-shaped, oblong with a broadened apex [> L. lingua,-ae s.f.I, tongue + form]; cf. linguiformis,-e (adj.B), lingulatus,-a,-um (adj.A): tongue-shaped, oblong with a broadened apex; cf. spathulatus,-a,-um (adj.A), spatulate-shaped, i.e. from a broad rounded upper part or apex, tapering gradually downwards into a stalk; similar to lingulate but more abruptly narrowed to a more noticeable basal portion;

- siliqua brevis, turgida, gibba, rostro late linguiformi (B&H), silique short, turgid, gibbous, with the beak broadly togue-shaped.

- siliqua stylo anguste linguaeformi rostrata (B&H), the silique beaked with a narrowly tongue-shaped style.

- calyx campanulatus v. ventricosus, bifide ruptus v. 2-4-fidus, basi intus glandulis 4 lingulatis (B&H), the calyx campanulate or ventricose, rupturing in two divisions or 2-4-fid, at the base, inside, with 4 tongue-shaped glandules.

- petala 5, lineari-lingulata, (B&H), petals 5, linear-tongue-shaped.

- discus unilateralis, obliquus, linguaeformis (B&H), the disc one-sided, oblique, tongue-shaped.

- discus magnus, irregularis, completus, dorso in lamellas 2 linguaeformes exteriore longiore productus (B&H), the disc large, irregular, perfect, on the back prolonged into two tongue-shaped lamellae, the outer prolonged longer.

- elytriculi omnes aequaliter lingulati (Necker), all of the florets equally tongue-shaped.

- (moss) Bryum albidum antheris erectis, foliis lingulatis obtusis patulis, Bryum albidum with the anthers erect, with leaves tongue-shaped, obtuse, somewhat spreading.

- (moss) folia e basi angustissima, spathulato-lingulata rotundato-obtusissima integerrima (Mueller), the leaves from the base very narrow, spathulate-lingulate, rounded-very obtuse, completely entire.

- (moss) folia e basi plus minus oblonga lato-ovalia vel spathulata vel lingulata vel ovalia (Mueller), leaves from the base more or less oblong, widely oval or tongue-shaped or oval.

- (alga) sphaerosporae in sporophyllis lingulatis a costa egredientibus numerosae, denique quadripartitae (Agardh), sphaerospores numerous, in tongue-shaped sporophylls, coming forth from the midrib, finally 4-parted.

Achillea lingulata, Splachnum lingulatum; Aster linguiformis .

NOTE: see Article 60, Recc. 60G.1 compounds should follow classical usage with (in Latin) -i- as the connecting vowel.

 

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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