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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
ovulate, bearing ovules: ovulatus,-a,-um (adj.A); gemmulatus,-a,-um (adj.A), q.v., provided with little buds or ovules;

- bigemmulatus, with two ovules; multigemmulatus, with many ovules;

- loculo 5-6-ovulato, with the locule with 5 to 6 ovules.

- ovarium saepissime inferum, 2—co-loculare 2-oo-ovulatum v. rarius 1-loculare placentis subbasilaribus (B&H), the ovary most often inferior, 2-[numerous]-locular, 2-[numerous]-ovulate or more rarely 1-locular with the placenta nearly basil.

- carpella uniovulata (B&H), the carpels with one ovule.

- carpella pluriovulata, maturitate dehiscentia v. rarius baccata (B&H), the carpels with many ovules, dehiscent at maturity or more rarely berry-like [i.e. pulpy].

- carpella oo, sessilia, distincta, versus medium biovulata (B&H), carpels numerous, sessile, separate, toward the middle with two ovules.

- carpella 2-5, multiovulata, disco carnoso cincta (B&H), carpels 2-5, with many ovules, surrounded by a fleshy disc.

- carpella 3, discreta, 1-, 5-ovulata (B&H), the carpels 3, separate, with one to five ovules.

- carpella 3-5, 1-2- rarissime 3-ovulata (B&H), the carpels 3-5, 1-2-, very rarely 3-ovulate.

- species genuinae biovulatae 5, in Asia tropica crescentes. (B&H), authentic biovulate species 5, growing in tropical Asia.

ovulate: “somewhat ovoid (J. S. Jenslow)” (Jackson).

multovulatus,-a,-um (adj.A), multiovulatus,-a,-um (adj.A), with many ovules.

pauciovulatus,-a,-um (adj.A), with few ovules.

triovulatus,-a,-um (adj.A): triovulate, in Palmae, a gynoecium with 3 ovules, one in the locule of each carpel.

 

A work in progress, presently with preliminary A through R, and S, and with S (in part) through Z essentially completed.
Copyright © P. M. Eckel 2010-2017

 
 
 
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