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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
squamatus,-a,-um (adj.A): furnished with scales, scaly; “covered with small scale-like leaves” (Lindley); “squamate; with small scalelike leaves or bracts” (Stearn 1996);

- cortice laevi (non papyraceo vel squamato), with the cortex smooth (not papyraceous or scaly).

- spadicibus terminalibus solitariis dense cylindraceis, pedunculis basi squamatis supra medium spatha cucullata lanceolata patente praeditis spathae spadicique aequilongis v. longioribus, floribus sexlobis hexandris (F. Mueller), with the spadices terminal, solitary, densely cylindrical, with the peduncles at the base scaly; above the middle provided with a cucullate, lanceolate spreading spathe, equal in length to the spathe and spadix or longer, with flowers with six lobes, six-stamened.

 

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