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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
pendens,-entis (part.B): pendent, hanging down, dangling [> L. pendeo, pependi, 2. (with ab, de, ex + abl. or abl. alone) to hang (down), be suspended; to overhang; to depend upon, be based on, be determined by, be contingent on]; see dependent; see pendulous; see propendens,-entis (part.B);

- semina oblonga, umbilico lato, matura e funiculo filiformi pendentia (B&H), mature seeds dangling from a filiform funiculus.

- stamina 8, basi disci intus inserta, in floribus femineis calyce pendentia, stamens 8, at the base of the disc inside inserted, on female flowers dangling from the calyx.

- ovula ab apice placentae centralis intra lóculos spurios pendentia, v. ab apice cavitatis unilateraliter v. excentrice pendula (B&H), ovules hanging down from the apex of the central placenta below spurious locules.

- [lichen] e lentibus objectivis quibusdam pendet color glauco-coerulescens vel virescens, quae sporis incoloribus saepe adtribuitur (Nyl.), from [i.e. based on] certain objective lenses depends a glaucous-blue or greenish color, which is often attributed to colorless spores.

- [algae] descriptio Vaucherii bona ut & icon, si exceperis dimensionem interstitiorum, quorum autem observatio & definitio a situ speculi microscopici lucisque conjectione pendet (Agardh), the description of Vaucher is good, as is also his illustration, if you would have excepted the dimension of the interstices, the observation of which, however, and the definition hangs from [i.e. is based on, depends on] the position of the microscopic mirror and the condensing of light.

 

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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