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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
-rostris,-e (adj.B), -rostrus,-a,-um (adj.A): in L. comp., -beaked;

- avirostris, with a bird’s beak; falcorostris, with a falcon’s beak.

(Orchids) Crocodeilanthe avirostris,-rostrus, with a bird’s beak; Pleurothallis avirostris; Stelis avirostris; Callista falconirostris, falcon-beak

- brevirostris, -rostrus, short-beaked; falcorostrus, with a hooked beak; longirostris, long-beaked; magnirostris, with a large rostrum; multirostris, with many rostra; tenuirostris, slender-beaked (Stearn).

- stigma vertice umbonatum v. 2-rostre (B&H), stigma at the apex umbonate or 2-rostrate (2-beaked).

(Orchidaceae) Aspidogyne fissirostris, with a split beak or rostrum; Camarotis obliquirostris, with a slanting rostrum; Habenaria decurvirostris; Habenaria dentirostris, with a toothed rostrum; Hapalorchis cymbirostris, with a boat-shaped rostrum;

erostris,-e (adj.B): beakless;

- baccae stipitatae, erostres, berries stalked, beakless.

- achaenia erostria, achenes beakless.

- stigma erostre v. rostro integro v. 2-fldo instructum (B&H), stigma beakless or provided with a rostrum entire or 2-fid.

Beclardia erostris; Oeonia erostris

 

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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