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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
subereus,-a,-um (adj.A), suberinus,-a,-um (adj.A), suberosus,-a,-um (adj.A), corky, i.e. dry, shriveled up, withered, light or buoyant relative to volume, somewhat elastic; cf. coriaceus,-a,-um (adj.A); cf. elasticus,-a,-um (adj.A);

- radix lignosa, suberofa, perennis (Swartz), root woody, corky, perennial.

- legumine 3.7-3.9 cm lato, coriaceo vel suberoso, with the legume 3.7-3.9 cm wide, coriaceous or corky.

- cortex subereus, with the bark like the cork-tree (Quercus suber).

- arbor, cortice suberoso (B&H), tree with a corky bark.

- rhizoma breve, lignosum; collo vestigiis suberosis petiolorum dense coronato (B&H), with a short rhizome, woody, with the neck compactly crowned with the corky vestiges of the petioles.

- siliqua elliptica, indehiscens, centro depressa, coriacea, margine incrassato-suberosa (B&H); silique elliptic, indehiscent, depressed in the center, leathery, with the margine thickened-corky.

- siliqua triangularis, pyramidata, rostrata, crassa, intus suberosa et lacunosa, basi utrinque cornuta (B&H); silique triangular, pyramidate, rostrate, thick, corky within and full of cavities (lacunae).

- siliqua elongata, teres, continua v. moniliformis, laevis v. costata, coriacea, suberosa v. fungosa, intus continua v. isthmis transversis multilocellaris (B&H); silique elongate, terete, continuous or moniliform, smooth [free from unevenness] or costate, leathery, corky or spongy, inside continuous or with the multilocellate with transverse isthmi.

- siliqua obcuneata v. sublyrata, compressa, suberosa, spurie 3-locularis, abortione 1-sperma (B&H); silique obcuneate or rather lyrate, compressed, corky, spuriously 3-locular, by abortion 1-seeded.

- fructus suberosus v. lignosus, valvatim dehiscens (B&H); fruit corky or woody, valvately dehiscent.

- fructus oblongo-fusiformis, mesocarpio suberoso, subindehiscens (B&H); fruit oblong-fusiform, with the mesocarp corky, somewhat indehiscent.

- arbor parva, glaberrima, ramulis pendulis, cortice demum suberoso (B&H); small tree, very hairless, with pendulous branches, with the bark ultimately corky.

- drupa 2-3-pyrena, epicarpio suberoso sicco pulvere atro v. rubro farcto (B&H); drupe 2-3-pyrenous, with a corky epicarp, when dry packed with a black or red powder.

- semina majuscula, ovata, 3-alata v. aptera, chalaza alisque suberosis v. membranaceis (B&H), seeds rather big, ovate, 3-alate or without wings, with the chalaza and wings corky or membranaceous.

- caro molliuscula levis, subsuberosam, quasi elastica, flesh somewhat pliant, light, very lightly corky as if elastic.

suberoso-crassus,-a,-um (adj.A): corky [subereus, i.e. withered and dry]; with a corky (not fleshy or woody) thickness;

- septo membranaceo v. suberoso-crasso (B&H), with the septum membranaceous or corky-thick.

 

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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