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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
Surface: pagina,-ae (s.f.I), abl. sg. pagina, nom. & acc. pl. paginae, gen. pl. paginarum, dat.&abl. pl. paginis, 'side' in sense of 'page, upper or lower surface, back or front side'; superficies,-ei (s.f.V), abl. sg. superficie, 'the (upper) surface, face;' facies,-ei (s.f.V), abl. sg. facie, 'face' as in facet, one of several surfaces, such as lower, upper; latus (s.n.III), gen. sg. lateris, ‘side;’ see ‘side;’ see summus,-a,-um (adj.A), ‘the highest;’

- in superficiebus ambabus folii, on both surfaces of the leaf (Stearn).

- superficies in statu madido hebes, surface in a moistened state dull.

- e summo mari lecta, collected from the surface of the sea.

- in summa aqua, on the highest part [i.e. surface] of the water.

- ascidii operculum ascendens ovatum, facie inferiore prope apicem appendice instructum, of the pitcher the lid ascending ovate, on the lower surface near the tip with an appendage provided (Stearn).

- stomata elliptica, cellulis epidermidis minora vel easdem superficie fere aequantia vel majora, propatulo angusto, cellulis accessoriis magnis, stomata elliptic, smaller than or almost the same on the surface as or larger than the cells of the epidermis, with the stomatal opening narrow, with the guard cells large.

- paleae minores superficiei abaxialis stipitis irregulares, smaller scales (paleae) of the abaxial surface of the stipe irregular.

- siliqua parva, oblonga, compressa, crustácea, superficie lacunosa, (B&H) , silique small, oblong, compressed, crusted, with the surface pitted.

- color primordialis extus intusque albidus, pallens; superficies dein cinerascit, vel interdum etiam in ferrugineum vergit (A&S), the first-formed color inside and outside white, pale, the surface then grows ashy-gray, or sometimes tends even toward rust-red.

- pagina foliolorum abaxiali adaxialique hebeti (nec interdum nitida), with the abaxial and adaxial side of the leaflets dull (not sometimes shining).

- ascidii operculum ascendens ovatum, facie inferiore prope apicem appendice instructum, of the pitcher the lid ascending ovate, on the lower surface near the tip with an appendage provided (Stearn).

NOTE: hinc atque illinc, on both sides; see hinc.

 

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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