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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
palmati-, palmi-: in L. comp. in the manner of a palm frond, or a palm tree;

palmatifidus,-a,-um (adj.A): palmately [i.e. from a central place associated with the petiole] divided in the outer third of a structure, such as a leaf;

- foliis caulinis in lobos 5 7 integros palmatifidis (DeCandolle), with the cauline leaves palmately cut [half way down] into 5-7 entire lobes.

- folia sparsa, carnosula, 3-fida v. palmatifida (B&H), leaves sparse, somewhat fleshy, 3-divided [i.e. in the outer third of the leaf] or palmately-fid [in the outer third].

- folia palmatifida v. digitata (B&H), leaves palmatifid [i.e. divided in the outer third[ or digitate [i.e. divided to near the base].

Athanasia palmatifida; Erythrochaete palmatifida; Ligularia palmatifida; Pyrethrum palmatifidum

palmatiformis,-e (adj.B), palmiformis,-e (adj.B): shaped like a palm frond, or a palm tree; palmiformis, palmatiformis “when numerous ribs of a leaf are arranged as in the palmate form, radiating from the tip of the petiole” (Lindley);

- arbores, trunco in comam palmiformem desinente (B&H), trees, with the trunk ending in a palm-shaped foliage [i.e. coma, crown or canopy].

Centaurodendron palmiforme

palmatilobatus,-a,-um (adj.A), palmilobatus,-a,-um (adj.A): palmately lobed, with lobes made in the manner of a palm frond; “cut into shallow divisions in a palmate manner” (Lindley);

- folia palmatiloba, caulina pauca alterna (B&H), the leaves palmate-lobed, the stem leaves few, alternate.

- folia alterna, exstipulata, plerumque palmatinervia, integra v. palmatiloba (in Burasaia composita) (B&H), leaves alternate, lacking stipules, usually palmate-nerved, entire or palmate-loved (in Burasaia compound).

- foliis palmatilobis, lobis lanceolatis serratis (DeCandolle), with the leaves palmate-lobed, with the lobes lanceolate, serrate.

Cousinia palmatiloba; Senecio palmatilobus

palmatinervis,-e (adj.B), palmatinervius,-a,-um (adj.A), palminervis,-e (adj.B), palminervius,-a,-um (adj.A): palmately-nerved, palm-veined; “having the principal vein radiating from a common point” (Lindley); also palmativenis,-e (adj.B), palmativenius,-a,-um (adj.A);

- folia palmatinervia v. palmatisecta (B&H), with the leaves palmate-nerved or palmately cut [nearly to the base].

- folia radicalia palmatinervia, integerrima, v. crenata, basi cordata v. lobis intrusis auriculata (B&H), the basal leaves palmate-nerved, completely entire, or crenate, cordate at the base or by the lobes pushed in, ear-shaped.

- foliis coriaceis simplicibus cordatis palmatinerviis (F. Mueller), with the leaves eathery, simple [i.e. undivided] heart-shaped, palmately nerved.

- folia palminervia, v. palmiloba, v. bipartita (B&H), the leaves palmate-nerved, or palmate-lobed, or divided into two parts [i.e. nearly to the base].

- folia simplicia, palmatinervia v. saltem basi 3-nervia (B&H), leaves undivided, palmate-nerved or at least at the base, 3-nerved.

- folia nunc simplicia penninervia v. palminervia, nunc digitatim 3-9-foliolata (B&H), leaves sometimes simple [i.e. not compound] pinnate-nerved or palmate-nerved, sometimes digitately 3-9-foliolate.

 

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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