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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
obtuse (adv.), compar. obtusius (adv.), superl. obtusissime (adv.): obtusely, bluntly;

- pericarpiis obtuse trigonis (DeCandolle), with the pericarps obtusely trigonous.

- foliis oblatis trifidis obtuse denticulatis basi truncatis (DeCandolle), with the leaves oblate, trifid, obtusely denticulate, at the base truncate.

- foliorum segmentis subrotundis cordatis obtuse lobatis glabris (DeCadolle), with the segments of the leaves nearly round, cordate, bluntly lobed, glabrous.

- segmentis e basi ovata subcordatave subrotundis obtuse trifidis (DeCandolle) with the segments from the base ovate [i.e. broadest at the base) or nearly cordate, almost rounded, bluntly trifid.

- lobis 3-lobatis obtuse subincisis (DeCandolle), with the lobes 3-lobate, bluntly nearly incised.

- segmentis subrotundis obtuse inciso-dentatis (DeCandolle), with the segments nearly round, bluntly incised-dentate.

obtuse crenatus (part.A): “when crenatures are quite round, and not at all pointed” (Lindley)

obtuse incisus (part.A), “when incisions are blunt” (Lindley).

 

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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