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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
obovate, inversely ovate or egg-shaped, inverse ovate; with the broader part at the apex rather than the base; obovate, i.e. reversed ovate, the broadest part above the middle, length to breadth about 3 to 2: obovatus,-a,-um (adj.A); see ovate;

- lobis obovatis cuneatisque obtusis (Boissier), with the lobes obovate and cuneate [i.e. wedge-shaped, with the point toward the base], obtuse.

- paniculae elongatae et drupae obovatae (B&H), the panicles elongate and the drupes obovate.

- carpella 3-15, oblonga v. obovata, stigmate sessili, capitato v. oblongo (B&H), carpels 3-15, oblong [i.e. rounded, longer than broad, with the sides nearly parallel] or obovate, with the stigma sessile, capitate or oblong.

- drupae obovatae v. reniformes (B&H), the drupes obovate or reniform [i.e. kidney-shaped].

- foliis quaternis cuneiformibus obovatis émarginatis (Swartz), with the leaves in fours [four together] wedge-shaped, obovate [i.e. with the broadest part at the top], emarginate.

- Germen obovatum, antice prominens (Swartz), the ovary obovate, antically [i.e. in front] prominent.

- fructus compressi, obovati, sulcati (Swartz), the fruits compressed, obovate, sulcate.

- capsula carnosa, obovata, 3-gona, 3-locularis, 3-valvis (Swartz), capsule fleshy, obovate, trigonous, 3-locular, 3-valvate.

- foliis ternatim sectis glabris, segmentis ellipticis obovatisve (DeCandolle), with the leaves ternately divided, glabrous, with the segments elliptic [i.e. oblong, with equal sides] or obovate [broadest at the top].

- petalis obovatis obtusis calyce longioribus (DeCandolle), with the petals obovate, obtuse, longer than the calyx.

 

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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