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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
Tuberculum,-i (s.n.II), abl.sg. tuberculo, nom. & acc. pl. tubercula, dat. & abl. pl. tuberculis: tubercle, a small swelling, boil, wart; in Palmae, short, stout, persistent floral stalks, appearing as small humps in coryphoid palms; in mosses and liverworts, "peg", q.v. Tubercularia-like, like Tubercularia: tubercularioideus,-a,-um (adj.A), tubercularinus,-a,-um (adj.A); cf. nipple.

tubercularis,-e (abj.B): having tubercles or like a tubercle.

tuberculatus,-a,-um (adj.A), tuberculosus,-a,-um (adj.A): tuberculate, tuberculose, covered with swellings or warty protuberances.

tuberculiformis,-e (adj.A): like a tubercle.
Tuberculum,-i (s.n.II), abl.sg. tuberculo, nom. & acc. pl. tubercula, dat. & abl. pl. tuberculis: tubercle, a small swelling, boil, wart; “a wart-like shield, such as is found in the genus Verrucaria; (obsol.) any kind of small wart-like excrescence” (Lindley); any of various small knoblike prominences or excrescences, esp. on some part of an animal or plant; a nodule on the roots of leguminous plants; also a tuberous root which bears adventitious buds, simulating a tuber; “a small tuber or tuber-like (not necessarily subterranean) body, often due to symbiotic relation of organisms” (Fernald 1950); in Palmae, short, stout, persistent floral stalks, appearing as small humps in coryphoid palms; (in mosses and liverworts) "peg", q.v. Tubercularia-like, like Tubercularia: tubercularioideus,-a,-um (adj.A), tubercularinus,-a,-um (adj.A); cf. nipple; see tubercule;

- caule subangulato tuberculis subrotundis exasperato(DeCandolle), with the stem somewhat angled, roughened with somewhat rounded tubercles.

- [algae] tubercula minuta, (capitulo aciculi [sic] minora), marginalia, plerumque opposita, rarius sparsa, interdum bina terminalia (Agardh), the tubercles tiny, (smaller than the capitulum of the aciculus), marginal, usually opposite, more rarely scattered, sometimes terminal, in pair(s).

- strophiole, “a tubercle, found surrounding the hilum of some kinds of seeds” (Lindley); ‘an appendage to the hilum of some seeds, a caruncle’ (Jackson), strophiolum,-ii (s.n.II), abl. sg. strophiolo.

 

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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