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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
obliquely, sideways; slantingly, slopingly: oblique (adv.), ab obliquo, ex obliquo “sideways, athwart, obliquely; indirectly;” opp. aequilaterus,-a,-um (adj. A), equal-sided; opp. recte (adv.), in a straight line, in a straight (horizontal or vertical) direction; cf. lateraliter (adv.); cf. transverse (adv.), transversim (adv.), transversaliter (adv.); transversely, crosswise, straight across; cf. rectilinear;

- nectaria 5. circa corpusculum medium, ovata, oblique introrsum aurito-cucullata (Swartz), nectaria 5, around the middle corpuscle, ovate, obliquely inwardly auriculate-cucullate [Asclepias].

- foliis oblique vel transversim insertis, with the leaves obliquely to transversely inserted.

- operculum oblique rostratum, operculum obliquely rostrate.

- imago oblique visa, the image seen sideways (in profile).

- dorsaliter insertione oblique succuba, dorsally with the insertion obliquely succubous.

- crusta nigra subcuticularis sphaerulas connectens, in oblique transcissa per lentem distincte visibilis (S&A), crust black, subcuticular, connecting the sphaerules together, obliquely, transversely split, visible through a lens.

- (moss) operculum suboblique rostratum (Hooker), the operculum nearly obliquely rostrate [i.e. beaked].

- stamina unilateralia, fìlamentis in columnam brevem oblique cylindricam ooalitis (B&H), stamens unilateral [i.e. one-sided, turned to one side], with the filaments united into a short, obliquely cylindric column.

- folia oblique penninervia (B&H), the leaves slantingly pinnate-nerved.

- ab obliquo; per obliquum, sideways, obliquely; see obliquum,-i (s.n.II).

 

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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