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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
superans,-antis (part.B): rising high, prominent, high, lofty; compar. superantior,-ius (adj.B), higher, more prominent; superl. superantissimus,-a,-um (adj.A); see ‘high;’

- mons superantissimus, the highest mountain.[[DELETE THIS: to do tall]]
superans,-antis (part.B): overtopping, going over, rising above, exceeding, surpassing [> L. supero,-avi,-atum, 1. to overtop, surmount, go over, rise above + acc.]; syn. transcendo, exceed, surpass; cf. supereminens,-entis (part.B);

- torus parvus v. saepius crassocarnosus,carpella varie includens v. superans (B&H), torus small or more often thickly-fleshy, variously enclosing the carpella or overtopping it.

- petala basi in tubum connata (ad apicem tori cupulati carpella circumdantis et ea superantis inserta) (B&H), petals at the base connate into a tube (at the apex of the cupulate torus surrounding the carpella and surpassing them.

- inflorescentia folium caulinum superans, inflorescence overtopping the cauline leaf (Stearn) by how much?? exs.

- stigma stamina superans, stigma longer than the stamens.

- connectivo loculos aequanti et superanti, with the connective equaling and exceeding the locules.

- pedunculo duplo folium subtentem superante, by the peduncle twice exceeding (longer than) the subtending leaf.

- stipulis petiolos aliquoties superantibus mucronulato-acuminatis (F. Mueller), with the stipules several times over-topping the petioles, mucronulate-acuminate.

- pedunculis folia multoties superantibus (Swartz), with the peduncles many times overtopping the leaves.

NOTE: cf. aequans,-antis (part.B): equal, equalling, + acc.;

- connectivo loculos [=acc.pl.] aequanti et superanti, with the connective equalling and exceeding the locules.

- [algae] caulis pennam corvinam crassitie aequans vel parum superans (Agardh), the stem equalling a crow feather in thickness or somewhat overtopping this.

 

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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