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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
tufted: caespitosus,-a,-um (adj.A), cespitosus,-a,-um (adj.A); comatus,-a,-um (adj.A), ‘comated, provided with tufts as though of hair;’ comosus,-a,-um (adj.A), ’comose, with much or long hair, bearing a tuft of hairs (trichomes) or leaves, leafy;’ crinitus,-a,-um (adj.A), ‘having tufts of long weak hairs’ floccosus,-a,-um (adj.A), ‘floccose, flocculent, with tufts of soft hairs;’ penicillatus,-a,-um (adj.A), penicilliformis,-e (adj.B), ‘shaped like a pencil or an artist's painting brush, straight but ending in a tuft; scopiformis,-e (adj.B), scopulatus,-a,-um (adj.A), ‘like a broom or brush;’ stuppeus,-a,-um (adj.A), ‘stupose, consisting of, bearing or covered with tufted or matted tow-like hairs or filaments;’ cf. rosetted, rosulatus,-a,-um (adj.A), pulvinatus,-a,-um (adj.A); cf. incohaerens,-entis (part.B), 'incoherent, not clinging together, unconnected, not crowded, loose, free;' in collecting mosses, ‘loosely tufted and becoming separated on collection;’ cf. crinis,-is (s.m.III), abl. sg. crine, ‘the hair, especially of the head; see stuppa,-ae (s.f.I);

- seminibus utrinque penicillatis (B&H), with the seeds on both sides 'straight but ending in a tuft.'
-tufted, -crested: in Gk. comp. see loph-, lophio-, lopho-, ‘crest-, crested;’ L. = crista,-ae.

somewhat tufted: caespitulosus,-a,-um (adj.A); caespitellosus,-a,-um (adj.A), cespitellosus,-a,-um (adj.A); stuppulosus,-a,-um (adj.A; also stupulosus): covered with fine, short hairs; finely stupose;’

- plantae pusillae, gregariae vel interrupte caespitulosae, plants very small, gregarious or here and there somewhat tufted.

tuft-like: flocciformis,-e (adj.B), stuppiformis,-e (adj.B).

little tuft, a small sod: caespitulus,-i (s.m.II), abl. sg. caespitulo 'employed of Hymenomycetes for a Fungus tuft’ (Jackson); stuppula,-ae (s.f.I), abl. sg. stuppula.

 

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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