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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
Support, buttress: see anterides (nom.pl.) gen.pl. anteridum (pl. f.III), ‘buttresses, as in the genus Eschweilera (Lecythidaceae) or the broadened basal portion of a tree trunk or a thickened vertical part of it which supports the tree; see prop.
Support, aid, assistance, help: see ops, gen.sg. opis (s.f.III);

- semina ope animalium dispersa, seeds with the aid of animals dispersed.

- aculeis vix oculo armato manifestis at ope microscopii compositi perspicuis, with prickles, hardly evident under a lens but with the help of the compound microscope quite clear.
Support cell, suffultorial cell, suffultory cell, in algae, the other daughter cell of the division that produces the oogonium, this may be swollen up and hence may appear to be a supporting or subtending cell: cellula (s.f.I) suffultoria (adj.A);

- dissepimentum cellularum suffultoriarum submedianum, the submedian wall of support (suffultory) cells.

- cellulis suffultoriis tumidis, with swollen suffultorial (support) cells.

- cellulae suffultoriae ut videtur cellulis aliis vegetativis similes, support cells aparently similar to other vegetative cells.
Support root, buttress root: radix, gen. sg. radicis (s.f.III) tabularis (adj.B), abl. sg. radice tabulari, nom. & acc. pl. radices tabulares, tabular root, buttress-like root of certain tropical trees (Kerner in 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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