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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
merist-, meristo-: in Gk. comp. ‘divided, divisible, separable [> Gk. meristos, divided, divisible (fr. merizein to divide)];

Tetramerista,-ae (s.f.I), a genus with species whose parts are divided into fours: sepala 4, 2-seriatim imbricata, persistentia, 2 exteriora majora. Pétala 4, sepalis conformia, persistentia.Stamina 4. Ovarium 4-angulare, 4-lobum, 4-loculare. Bacca globosa, 4-sperma (B&H), sepals 4, inbricate in 2-rows, persistent, the outer two larger. Petals 4, conforming to the sepals, persistent. Stamens 4. Ovary 4-angled, 4-lobed, 4-locular. Berry globose, 4-seeded.
merist-, meristo-: in Gk. comp. ‘divided, divisible, separable [> Gk. meristos, divided, divisible (fr. merizein to divide)];

Tetramerista,-ae (s.f.I), a genus with species whose parts are divided into fours: sepala 4, 2-seriatim imbricata, persistentia, 2 exteriora majora. Pétala 4, sepalis conformia, persistentia.Stamina 4. Ovarium 4-angulare, 4-lobum, 4-loculare. Bacca globosa, 4-sperma (B&H), sepals 4, inbricate in 2-rows, persistent, the outer two larger. Petals 4, conforming to the sepals, persistent. Stamens 4. Ovary 4-angled, 4-lobed, 4-locular. Berry globose, 4-seeded.

 

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