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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
subulate (awl-shaped), slenderly long-acuminate, shaped like a needle or an awl; linear and tapering to a fine point: subulatus,-a,-um (adj.A), subuliformis,-e (adj.B); syn. lesiniformis,-e (adj.B), q.v.; see apiculatus,-a,-um (adj.A);

- perianthii lobi 3 v. omnes subulati, patentes v. recurvi (B&H), lobes of the perianth 3 or all subulate, spreading or recurved.

- perianthium 6-partitum, segmento postico maximo lato, caeteris 5subaequalibus lineari-subulatis (B&H), perianth 6-parted, with the postical segment the largest, broad, the other five subequal linear-subulate.

- lobi 6, nunc omnes longe subulati crassiusculi demum recurvi, nunc 3 subulati, 3 alterni breves ovati (B&H), lobes 6, sometimes all long subulate, somewhat thick, finally recurved, sometimes 3 somewhat subulate, 3 alternate, short, ovate.

- lobi 3, unguiculati, superne dilatati conniventesque, supra dilatationem nudi v. in acumina orasse subulata producti (B&H), lobes 3, unguiculate, above dilated and connivent, above the dilation naked or extended into the acumina thickly subulate.

setaceus (adj.A), q.v., setiformis,-e (adj.B): setaceous, bristle-like, bristle-shaped; “applied to the stem it means slender, less than subulate” (Jackson).

 

A work in progress, presently with preliminary A through R, and S, and with S (in part) through Z essentially completed.
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