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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
pulposus,-a,-um (adj.A): pulpous, fleshy, pulpy, soft and juicy; opp. induratus,-a,-um (part.A) hardened; cf. baccatus,-a,-um (adj.A) ‘berry-like;’ cf. succulent, very cellular and juicy, as the stems of Stapelias;

- arillus 0 V. pulposus (B&H), the aril none or fleshy [i.e. soft and juicy].

- pericarpio saepe spongioso-pulposo siccitate indurato (B&H), with the pericarp often spongy-pulpous, in the dry state hardened.

- (fungus) sunt ista peridiola initio minuta, mollissima, pulposa, extus intusque unicolora laete flava (S&A), those peridioles in the beginning are minute, very soft, pulpy, both inside and outside of one color, a bright yellow.

- bacca pulposa, the berry fleshy.

- bacca globosa, exocarpio saepe indurato, endocarpio pulposo (B&H), the berry globose, with the exocarpium often hardened, with the endocarp pulpy.

- legumen crassum, indehiscens, mesocarpio pulposo (B&H), the legume thick, indehiscent, with a pulpy mesocarp.

- semina plurima pellicula pulposa arillata (DeCandolle), seeds very many, arillate with a pulpy pellicle [i.e. skin].

- loculis amplissime pulpa glutinosa v. mucilaginosa repleti (B&H), with the locules very copiously filled with a glutinous or mucilaginous pulp.

- pollinia duo disjuncta, ceracea, sicca indurata, humefacta pulveraceosubpulposa (F. Mueller), the pollinia two, disconnected, wazy, when dry, hardened, when wetted powdery-almost pulpy.

- fructus subglobosus, compressus, pulposus, endocarpio crustaceo 9B&H), the fruit nearly globose, compressed, pulpy, with a crustaceous endocarp.

- [Cactaceae] bacca pulposa, laevis squamosa v. areolata, glaberrima v. pulvilligera, (B&H), the berry pulpy, smooth or scaly or areolate, completely glabrous or bearing little pads.

- placentis pulposis, with the placentae pulpy.

- carpella matura capitata, indehiscentia, carnosa v. pulposa (B&H), the mature carpels capitate [i.e. in heads] indehiscent, fleshy or pulpy.

- semina drupaeformia pericarpio evanido nudata in Caulophyllo ; intra substantiam pulposam v. cellulosam endocarpii immersa in Lardizabaleis nonnullis (B&H), the seeds like a drupe, laid bare with an ephemeral pericarpium in Caulophyllum; immersed within the pulpy or cellulose substance of the endocarpium in some Lardizabaleae.

epulposus,-a,-um (adj.A): lacking pulp.

- semina epulposa v. rarius in pulpa nidulantia, caeterum exarillata (B&H), the seeds without pulp or more rarely nesting in pulp, for the rest lacking arils.

[lichen] Collema pulposum, a species with gelatinous hymenium [gelatina hymenea iodo coerulescens (Nyl.), the hymeneal gelatin turning blue in iodine].

 

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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