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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
Notch, a v-shaped indentation or hollow; a slit or cut made in something, indentation, emargination, emarginature: emarginatura,-ae (s.f.I), “having a notch at the end, as if a piece had been taken out” (Lindley), “the notch at the apex of an emarginate leaf” (Jackson); incisura,-ae (s.f.I) abl.sg. incisura; indentura,-ae (s.f.I), an indentation, q.v., an angular cut (as a notch) or something resembling such a cut in an edge; sinus,-us (s.m.IV), abl.sg. sinu, ‘sinus, notch, recess, rounded inward curve between two projecting lobes, as in liverwort leaves;’

- gluma e sinu aristata, glume from the notch awned.

- silicula praeter sinum apicalem ad ambas extremitates rotundatae, silicles except for the apical notch at both ends rounded.

- apice leniter vel valde cucullato, sinu distali inciso, saepe ad sinus dentibus 1-2 unicellularibus praedito, with the apex lightly or strongly cucullate, with the distal sinus notched, often at the sinus provided with one or two unicellular teeth.

- cotyledones magnae, planae, radiculam superam in emarginatura báseos foventes(B&H), the cotyledons large, flat, enfolding the the superior radicle in an emargination of the base.

- embryonis radícula recta v. rarius leviter obliqua, intra cotyledonum emarginaturam inclusa v. breviter exserta (B&H), the radicle of the embryo straight or more rarely lightly oblique, included within the emarginature [i.e. notch] of the cotyledons or shortly exserted.

- incisuris profundis ad plicaturas adaxiales ducentibus, with deep indentations leading to adaxial folds.

 

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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