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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
navicularis,-e (adj.B), naviculiformis,-e (adj.B): boat-shaped; syn. cymbiformis,-e (adj.B) cymbiform, “having the figure of a boat in miniature; that is to say, concave, tapering to each end, with a keel externally; as the glumes of Phalaris canariensis” (Lindley); also, of or belonging to the shipping business; cf. cucullate; see boat-shaped;

- valvis naviculari-conduplicatis, with the valves boat-shaped, conduplicate.

- valvis compressis, navicularibus, carinatis (B&H), with the valves compressed, boat-shaped, keeled.

- valvis reticulatis, deltoideis navicularibusve, saccatis (B&H), with the valves reticulate, deltoid or boat-shaped, pouched.

- capsula 3-locularis, 3-valvis, valvis navicularibus marginibus introflexis (B&H), capsule 3-locular, 3-valved, with the valves boat-shaped, with the margins bent inwards.

- legumen plano-compressum, lanceolatum, per medias valvas in pseudovalvas 2 naviculares disruptum (B&H), the legume flat-compressed, lanceolate, broken apart through the middle valve into two boat-shaped pseudovalves.

- sepala distincta, navicularia, extimo latiore (B&H), the sepals separate, boat-shaped, with the outermost one wider.

- glumae 2, complicatae, naviculares, florem includentes (B&H), glumes 2, folded together, boat-shaped, enclosing the flower.

- glumis navicularibus v. concavis saepius carinatis (B&H), with the glumes boat-shaped or concave, more often keeled.

- valvis navicularibus dorso alatis (DeCandolle), with the valves boat-shaped, winged on the back.

- valvulae medio longitudinaiiter disrumpentes partibus naviculari bus dehiscent (Swartz), the valvules breaking apart longitudinally in the middle, dehiscent with the parts boat-shaped.

Panicum naviculare; Senecio navicularis; Cyperus navicularis

 

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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