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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
ocreiformis,-e (adj.B): in the shape or form of an ocrea, with a sheathing function;

- [Orchidac.] bracteae alternae, saepe distichae, nunc minimae concavae, nunc ocreiformes v. laxae (B&H), bracts alternate, often distichous, sometimes tiny, concave, sometimes resembling an ocrea or loose.

[Polygonac.] flores saepius parvuli, intra bracteam cupulatam ocreiformem v. apertam v. involucrum 4-6-fidum solitarii v. saepius fasciculati (B&H), the flowers more often somewhat small, within a bract that is cupulate, ocrea-like or open or the involucre 4-6-divided, [the flowers] solitary orm ore often fasciculate.

- flores ad axillas intra bracteam ocreiformem solitarii v. fasciculati (B&H), the flowers in the axils, solitary or fasciculate inside an ocreiform bract.

- [Orchidac.] infra folium vaginis saepius plurimis dissitis brevibus laxisque v. longioribus ocreiformibus instructis (B&H), below the leaves more often provided with very many scattered sheaths, short and loose or longer, in the form of ocreae.

 

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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