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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
torquens,-entis (part.B): winding, twisting, turning about [> L. torqueo, torsi, tortum, 2: to twist, to turn, turn about or away, wind; to whirl around, to whirl]; see twisting, winding-

- dentes peristomii 32, lineares, recti vel 1.5-plo torquentes, the teeth of the peristome 32, linear, straight or 1.5-times turning round.

 

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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