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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
obconicus,-a,-um (adj.A): obconic, obconical, inversely conic, the broadest part at the apex; reverse conic or conical; “inversely conical, having the attachment at the apex” (Fernald 1950); (bryophytes) “conical with the narrow end at the base” (Magill 1990); see turbinatus,-a,-um (adj.A);

- carpella intra alveolos [sic] tori carnosi obconici vertice plani singillatim et inordinate fere ad apicem inclusa (B&H), carpels below the alveolae of the fleshy obconic torus flat at the apex individually and irregularly included almost to the apex.

- calyx tubuloso-obconicus, 3-5-dentatus (B&H), calyx tubulose-obconic, 3-5-dentate.

- fructus siccus, obconicus, sursum 3-4-alatus, demumque in totidem samaras solutus (B&H), fruit dry, obconic, upwardly 3-4-winged, and finally disintegrated into as many samaras.

- discus magnus, obconicus (B&H), the disc large, obconic.

- junior globoso - depressus est , vertice planiusculo : in formam dein obconicam crescens aliquantum collabitur (S&A), the younger is globose-depressed, somewhat flattish at the apex: finally collapsed growing into a somewhat obconic shape.

- E forma primordiali subglobosa ubi in obconicam aut teretiusculam assurrexere sphaerulae (S&A), the sphaerules from a primordial subglobose shape when risen up into an obconic or somewhat terete [form].

- stipes saepe brevissimus, 6 fere Iineas longus totidemque versus apicem crassus, obconicus, luculenter squamulosus (S&A), the stipe often very short, almost 6 lines long and as many [lines] thick toward the apex, obconic, richly squamulose.

- pileus latitudine inter 1 et 4 unc. ludens, crassus, obconicus (S&A), the ileus in width varying [i.e. making paly] between 1 and 4 inches, thick, obconic.

 

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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