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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
Tube: tubus,-i (s.m.II), abl. sing. tubo, nom. pl. tubi, dat. & abl. pl. tubis; canaliculus,-i (s.m.II), abl. sg. canaliculo, a small channel, pipe, or gutter, a water-channel; fistula,-ae (s.f.I), abl. sg. fistula, ‘a pipe, tube, tubular vessels; a hollow reed-stalk, a reed, cane,’ syn. tubus, canalis, in the sense of ‘water pipe;’ [note a fistula in botany is closed at both ends]; sipho,-onis (s.m.III), abl. sg. sphone, sypho, a small pipe, a siphon; a sipping straw or pipette or pipet to suck drinks through, drinking tube; siphon,-onis (s.m.III), abl.sg. siphone, ‘siphon, i.e. elongated tube in frond of alga [> Gk. siphon,-onos (s.n.III) a reed, straw, any tube, especially the siphon used to draw wine out of the cask]; cf. hyponom-, in Gk. comp.; see cuniculum,-i (s.n.II); see cnemis,-idis (s.f.III); cf. funnel; see germ tube; see duct, vessel; see taeni-, taenio-: in Gk. and L. comp.; see vitta,-ae (s.f.I);

(in fungi) tube, also tubule, “(of Botetaceae and Polyporaceae) the cylindrical, perforation-like hollow that bears the ‘hymenium;’ in the Boletaceae, for purposes of description, distinction is made between the tubes proper and their mouths (the ‘pores’)” (S&D).

- foliis ut fistula involutis, with leaves involute like a pipe.

- corollae tubus cylindricus inferne albus supra medium rubescens vel ruber, extus glaber, intus pubescens vel etiam annulo pilorum sub apice ornatus, c. 1 cm. longus 4 mm. latus, of the corolla the tube cylindric below white above the middle reddish or red, outside glabrous, inside pubescent or even with a ring of hairs below the top ornamented, about 1 cm long 4 mm. wide.

- corolla e tubo engusto 1 cm. longo sensim ampliata, fauce nuda, tubo ima basi saepius, annulo piloso vel carnuloso instructo, staminibus tubo medio insertis, corolla from a narrow tube 1 cm. long gradually expanded, with the throat naked, with the tube at the very base most often with a pilose or rather fleshy ring furnished, with the stamens to the tube at the middle attached (Stearn 1983).

- tubus conjugationis (s.f.III, gen.sg. conjugatio), conjugation tube.

- corolla pentamera, lobis tubum aequantibus, corolla in five parts, with the lobes equalling the tube.

- filamenta staminalia in tertio basali tubi corollini inserta, staminal filaments inserted in the basal third of the tube.

- tubo calycis ore barbato, with the tube of the calyx with bearded mouth.

- foliis ut fistula involutis, with leaves involute like a pipe.

- sep. 5 aequalia in calcar seu tubum nectariferum nulla producta (DeCandolle), sepals [sepala] 5, of the same dimensions, none of them elongated into a nectariferous spur or tube.

NOTE: Tube: “the part of a monosepalous calyx, or monopetalous corolla, formed by the union of the edges of the sepals or petals. Also applied to adhesions of stamens” (Lindley).

little tube: canaliculus,-i (s.m.II), q.v., abl. sg. canaliculo: a small channel, pipe, or gutter, a water-channel; tubulus,-i (s.m.II), abl. sg. tubulo.

tube, pertaining to a; tubular, with the shape of a tube: tubularis,-e (adj.B); see tubular;

- staminibus ex parte tubulari liberis, with the stamens free from the tubular part.

Tube, androecial: tubus,-i (s.m.II) androecialis (adj.B), abl.sg. tubo androeciali

Tube, calyx: tubus,-i (s.m.II) calycis (gen.sg. calyx,-icis, s.m.III), abl.sg. tubo calycis; see calyx tube.

Tube, floral: hypanthium,-ii (s.n.II), abl.sg. hypanthio, q.v. relating to a tube or pipe: in Gk. comp., siphon-, siphono-, -siphonius,-a,-um (adj.A) relating to a tube or pipe;

- monosiphonius, with a single tube; oligosiphonius, with few tubes; polysiphonius, with many tubes.

- 3-siphonius, with three tubes; 6-siphonius, with six tubes.
Tube, androecial: tubus,-i (s.m.II) androecialis (adj.B), abl.sg. tubo androeciali

Tube, calyx: tubus,-i (s.m.II) calycis (gen.sg. calyx,-icis, s.m.III), abl.sg. tubo calycis; see calyx tube.

Tube, floral: hypanthium,-ii (s.n.II), abl.sg. hypanthio, q.v. relating to a tube or pipe: in Gk. comp., siphon-, siphono-, -siphonius,-a,-um (adj.A) relating to a tube or pipe;

- monosiphonius, with a single tube; oligosiphonius, with few tubes; polysiphonius, with many tubes.

- 3-siphonius, with three tubes; 6-siphonius, with six tubes.

 

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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