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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
schizocarpicus,-a,-um (adj.A), schizocarpus,-a,-um (adj.A): schizocarpic, schizocarpous, of or relating to a schizocarp, q.v.

[moss:][Musci] Schizocarpi, commonly used for the moss family Andreaeaceae.

The Andreaeaceae is considered by S. O. Lindberg, whom Milde followed, to be positioned between the acrocarpic and pleurocarpic Bryineae; by Milde (1869) as a Subsection of the Musci schizocarpi, by Lindberg (1878) as a Family under the Grimmiaceae. (Rabenhorst). Andreaeaceae: schizocarpic mosses. The genus Andreaea has a capsule “splitting from near the base almost to the apex into 4 (rarely 8) valves” (C&A).

Musa schizocarpa Simm.

 

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