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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
panduratus,-a,-um (adj.A), panduriformis,-e (adj.B), incorrectly panduraeformis,-e (adj.B): fiddle-shaped, i.e. broadest near the top, curving inwards in the lower part, then curving outwards again above the base (Stearn); obovate with a rounded sinus on both sides. The pandura,-ae (s.f.I) and pandurium,-ii (s.n.II) (Greek pandoura) was a musical instrument of three strings; an invention of Pan. There is an adjective pandus,-a,-um (adj.A): 'bent, crooked, curved,' as in the curving horns of a cow or the curve of a ship's keel or the handle of a vessel; see wasp-waisted;

- labello calycem duplo superante subpanduraeformi (DeCandolle), with the labellum two times overtopping the calyx, somewhat fiddle-shaped.

- petala panduriformia, apice abrupte in mucronem glanduliformem canaliculatum contracta(B&H), petals panduriform, at the apex abruptly contracted into a glanduliform canaliculate mucro.

- (moss) folia panduraeformia, e basi lata oblonga latere excavata denticulata longiusculo-acuminata (Mueller), leaves panduriform [i.e. fiddle-shaped], oblong from a broad base, excavate at the side, denticulate, rather long-acuminate.

- siliqua a latere compressissima, panduraeformis, apice 2-loba, basi obtusa (B&H), the silique from the side very compressed, panduriform [i.e. fiddle-shaped, 2-lobed at the apex, obtuse at the base.

- [Asclepias] glandulis oblongis pellucidis panduriformibus, liquore geniturae repletis (Swartz), glandules oblong, pellucid, panduriform, replete with the fluid of generation.

- foliis inferioribus petiolatis sinuatis subpanduriformibus (DeCandolle), with the lower leaves petiolate, sinuate, nearly panduriform.

- Thylachium panduriforme: foliis glabris, aliis simplicibus panduriformibus, aliis 3-foliolatis (DeCandolle), with the leaves glabrous, with some undivided, panduriform, others 3-foliolate.

- labello calycem duplo superante subpanduraeformi (DeCandolle), with the lip two times overtopping the calyx, nearly fiddle-shaped.

- (moss) folia panduraeformia, e basi lata oblonga latere excavata denticulata longiusculo-acuminata acuta, laevia bigibba substricta, basi 4-ato (Mueller), leaves panduriform [i.e. fiddle-shaped], oblong from a broad base, excavate at the side, denticulate, rather long-acuminate, acute, smooth, bigibbous [i.e. with two enlargements], almost straight, at the base quadrate.

Bryum pandurifolia, with pandurate leaves.

 

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