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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
Net, network of veinlets, etc.: plexus,-us (s.m.IV), abl.sg. plexu, a plaiting, braid; network; rete (s.n.III), gen.sg. retis, acc. sg. rete, abl.sg. reti or rete, nom.& acc. pl. reta, gen. pl. retium, dat. & abl.pl. retibus; see reticulum. In Gk. diktyon (s.n.II) is any net-work, a fishing or hunting net; cf. clathra,-orum (pl.n.II), a trellis, lattice or grating; in mosses, areolatio,-nis (s.f.III), abl. sg. areolatione, the pattern of cell outlines in a leaf, the cellular network of a leaf or thallus;

- nucleus a plexu filorum sensim transmutato ortus, nucleus arisen from a gradually transformed network of filaments.

- nucleus a rete filorum ortus, nucleus arisen from a network of filaments.

- folia superne rete venularum (sive reticulum) utrinque invisibilia, leaves above with the network of veinlets (or the reticulum) on both sides invisible.

- rete avis, bird net, abl. sg. reti ave.

NOTE: in mosses, rete is often used for areolation, q.v.

NOTE: the indusium, q.v., in fungi “(of phalloids), a net- [or skirt-]like structure hanging from the top of the stipe under the pileus” (Ainsworth & Bisby).

little net: reticulum,-i (s.n.II), abl. sg. reticulo
net-, netted-:

in L. comp., reti-; cf. trellis-, lattice-,

- retifoveolatus,-a,-um (adj.A): reticulate-foveolate, minutely pitted in a network; retinervis, retinervius, net-veined.

in Gk. comp. clathr-, clathro-;

in Gk. comp., dicty-, dictyo-,-dictyus,-a,-um (adj.A); see dicty-;

- dictyoneurus, with netted nerves; dictyophlebius, net-veined.

Dictyophora duplicata, “Netted Stinkhorn” with a skirtlike netted veil hanging down from the lower margin of the cap (Miller).
net-bearing: dictyophorus,-a,-um (adj.A), dictyophoricus,-a,-um (adj.A), bearing a net, network, rete or reticulum; retifer,-fera,-ferum (adj.A); retiger,-gera,-gerum (adj.A).
net-like, netted: reticulatus,-a,-um (adj.A); retiformis,-e (adj.B); see cancellatus,-a,-um (adj.A); see trellised.
net-veined: reticulato-venosus,-a,-um (adj.A), retinervis,-e (adj.B), retinervius,-a,-um (adj.A): net-veined, reticulate-veined; ‘having veins with the appearance of network (Lindley);

- foliolis subtiliter reticulato-venosis lineólas punctave nulla pellucida gerentibus (F. Mueller), with the leaflets subtly reticulate-veined bearing no little pellucid lines or dots.

 

A work in progress, presently with preliminary A through R, and S, and with S (in part) through Z essentially completed.
Copyright © P. M. Eckel 2010-2017

 
 
 
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