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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
muricatus,-a,-um (adj.A): muricate, i.e. rough with short hard points or tubercles like the shell of Murex; muricated, “furnished with numerous short hard excrescences” (Lindley); cf. echinatus,-a,-um (adj.A), echinate, armed with numerous rigid hairs or straight prickles or spines;

- carpella 1-3- aristata v. nuda, rarius muricata nec glochidiata (B&H), carpells 1-3-aristate or naked, more rarely muricate [i.e. with short, hard points] not glochidiate [i.e. pubescent with barbed bristles].

- ramis frondiumque basi exasperato muricatis (Agardh), with the branches and the base of the fronds roughened-mucricate.

- [Annona muricata] bacca magna, difformis, cordato-oblonga, corticola, aculéis recurvis muricata (Swartz), the berry large, irregularly formed, cordate-oblong, on the bark, muricate with recurved spines.

- fructus cylindraceo-clavatus, circa medium & apice tuberculis muricatus (Swartz), fruit cylindric-clavate, around the middle and at the apex muricate with tubercles.

- fructus, undique hispido-muricatus (Necker), the fruit on all parts hispid-muricate.

- folliculi crassiusculi, acuminati, dissite et minute muricati (B&H), the follicles somewhat thick, acuminate, remotely and minutely muricate.

- folliculi crassi, coriacei, laeves v. hinc inde tuberculoso-muricati (B&H), follicles thick, leathery, smooth or here and there tuberculose-muricate.

- folliculi crassi, saepius setoso-muricati (B&H), the follicles thick, more often bristly-muricate.

- bracteolis magnis ultra medium connatis acuminatis dorso glanduloso-muricatis(F. Mueller), with bractoles large, connate beyond the middle, on the back glandulose-muricate.

- [Xylopia muricata] carpellis muricatis (DeCandolle) with the carpels muricate.

- siliquis muricato-scabris (DeCandolle), with the siliquas muricate-scabrous.

- [Urena muricata] fructibus tuberculis minimis submuricatis (DeCandolle), with the fruits with very tiny tubercles, nearly muricate.

Isoetes muricata, with megaspores covered with numerous simple or toothed distinct or confluent slender spinules (Fernald 1950); Parodia muricata (Cactaceae)

 

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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