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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
sulcatus,-a,-um (part.A): sulcate, furrowed or grooved, strongly plicate, with deep, longitudinal folds, more pronounced than striate or plicate [> L. sulco,-avi,-are,-atum 1., to furrow, cut furrows through, to plough]; see plicatus,-a,-um (part.A); see wrinkled; transversely wrinkled is rugosus,-a,-um (adj.A), q.v.;

- antice acute plus minus profunde (versus apicem maxime) sulcata (Steph.), antically acutely more or less deeply (toward the apex most greatly) sulcate.

- stigmatibus crassis capitatis v. oblongis, nunc intus longitudinaliter sulcatis v. bilobis (B&H), with stigmas thick, capitate or oblong, sometimes longitudinally grooved inside or bilobed.

- semen cavitati conforme, facie semper concavum v. saltem sulcatum (B&H), the seed of the same shape as the cavity, with the face always concave or at least grooved.

- bisulcatus,-a,-um (part.A): with two grooves, bisulcate. trisulcatus,-a,-um (part.A): with three grooves; radiato-sulcatus, grooved in rays.

- capsula linearis, 10-sulcata, capsule linear, with ten grooves.

- trichotomosulcatus,-a,-um (adj.A): in pollen, with a three-slit aperture; cf.-tomous.

- tetrachotomosulcatus,-a,-um (adj.A): in pollen, with a four-slit aperture; cf.-tomous.

- fructus junior secretione candida obtectus, et antherarum pressione spiraliter sulcatus (B&H), younger fruit covered with a white secretion, and by the pressure of the anthers spirally grooved.

sulcato-lacunosus,-a,-um (adj.A): furrowed and also fissured (i.e. split into holes or gaps);

- stipite (in nostra tamen magis ac pluries) sulcato-lacunoso (S&A), with the stipe (however in ours to a greater extent and also more frequently) sulcate-fissured.

sulcato-rimosus,-a,-um (adj.A): “furrowed and cracked like the cotyledons of a Spanish chestnut” (Lindley) [a common name of Castanea sativa Mill.].

exsulcatus,-a,-um (part.A): lacking sulci or furrows:

- petalis quinqué ecarinatis exsulcatis (F. Mueller), with the petals five, lacking a keel, lacking furrows.

- caryopsis obovoideo-oblonga, subteres, exsulca v. antice angustissime sulcata (B&H), the caryopsis obovoid-oblong, nearly round, lacking furrows or antically [i.e. on the front] very narrowly furrowed.

 

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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