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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
quinate, in fives, consisting of fives; “growing in fives; as when a petiole bears five leaflets from the same point” (Lindley); “growing together in fives, as leaflets from the same point” (Fernald 1950); “arranged in or composed of sets of five -- used especially of compound leaves with five leaflets” (WIII): quinatus,-a,-um (adj.A) [> L. quini,-ae,-a (pl. adj.A), five each]; see quinarius,-a,-um (adj.A); adverb: quinatim; see -ni (with numerical prefixes);

- folia palmatim ternatae vel quinatae vel septenatae, leaves palmately in threes, in fives or sevens (i.e. palmately 3-, or 5- or 7-foliolate.

- foliis ternatim quinatimve sectis (DeCandolle), with the leaves divided [in sets of three or five].

- foliis 3-sectis aut quinato pinnati-sectis glabris (DeCandolle), with the leaves 3-divided or pinnately divided into fives.

- folia opposita composita quinato-septenatove palmata (DeCandolle), leaves opposite, compound, quinate-septenately palmate [i.e. palmate in fives or sevens].

- foliolis levibus incisis subquinatis, with the leaflets smooth, incised, almost in fives.

Pelargonium quinatum, foliis pubescentibus palmatim 5-fidis (DeCandolle), with the leaves pubescent, palmately 5-fid.

 

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