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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
tripl-, tripli-: in L. comp. ‘triple-, threefold’ [> L. triplex,-icis, threefold, thrice];

- triplinervis,-e (adj.B), q.v., triple-nerved.

- segmentis glaberrimis ovatis acuminatis triplinerviis (DeCandolle), with the segments very glabrous, ovate, acuminate, triple-nerved.

- flores tripligeniti, flowers triple-born (in groups of three: triplets) [floribus tripligenitis (i.e. 3 floribus per pedunculum), with flowers triple-born (i.e. 3 flowers per peduncle)

- triplinervis,-e (adj.B), triplinervius,-a,-um (adj.A): triple-nerved, the midrib sending off a strong nerve on each side above the base of the blade.

Note: see -pli-: in L. comp., as in triplinervis (triple-nerved).
tripl-, triplo-: in Gk. comp. ‘triple, threefold, thrice;’ [> Gk. triploos, from tri- three + ploos, as in diploos, double]; cf. haplo-, hapl-: in Gk. comp. simple, single, once; cf. diplo-, 'double, twin;'

- Triploblastica,-orum (pl.n.II), “animals having three germ layers, used when these are held to form a natural group comprising the worms and all higher forms” WIII.

- triplocaulescens,-entis “lacking the capacity of reproduction until an axis of the third order is attained - used of plants (as the common plantain) in which the primary axis produces foliage leaves, the secondary axis bracteal leaves, and the tertiary axis the flowers” (WIII); cf. diplocaulescent under diplo-, dipl-; cf. haplocaulescent under haplo-, hapl-;

- triplopia, a vision disturbance in which three images of a single object are seen.

- triplostichus,-a,-um (adj.A): in three rows.

Triplocoma,-ae (s.f.I); Triplochiton,-onis (s.m.III);

Triplodontium,-ii (s.n.II).

Note: cf. the Latin adv. triplo [tri- + plo], treble, triple, threefold, three times.

 

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