www.mobot.org Research Home | Search | Contact | Site Map  
 
Research
W³TROPICOS
QUICK SEARCH

MO PROJECTS:
Africa
Asia/Pacific
Mesoamerica
North America
South America
General Taxonomy
Photo Essays
Training in Latin
  America

MO RESEARCH:
Wm. L. Brown Center
Bryology
GIS
Graduate Studies
Research Experiences
  for Undergraduates

Imaging Lab
Library
MBG Press
Publications
Climate Change
Catalog Fossil Plants
MO DATABASES:
W³MOST
Image Index
Rare Books
Angiosperm
  Phylogeny

Res Botanica
All Databases
INFORMATION:
What's New?
People at MO
Visitor's Guide
Herbarium
Jobs & Fellowships
Symposium
Research Links
Site Map
Search

Projects
 
Introduction


Browse by Keyword


Search


Abbreviations


Bibliography


Resources


A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
tunicatus,-a,-um, (adj.A): tunicated, tunicate, ‘wearing a tunic or undershirt;’ coated, covered with a skin or peel; tunicate, having coats, jackets; envelopes, a thin separable covering; “having concentric coats, as an onion” (Fernald 1950);

- bitunicatus,-a,-um (adj.A); in fungi, with two walls or coats; crassitunicatus,-a,um (adj.A), in fungi, thick-walled; glabritunicatus,-a,-um (adj.A), smooth-walled; tenuitunicatus,-a,um (adj.A): in fungi, thin-walled.

- [Eleutherine] bulbus tunicatus, brunneus (B&H), the bulb tunicate [i.e. covered with a thin, separable covering;, brown.

- [ORNITHOGALUM BAETICUM — bulbo ovato tunicato non sobolifero (Boissier), with the bulb ovate, tunicate, not bearing a sobol [i.e. a creeping, rooting stem].

Bulbus laminatus (adj.A), “a tunicated bulb, as a hyacinth” (Jackson); see bulbus tunicatus below.

Bulbus tunicatus “tunicated bulb, “a bulb whose outer scales are thin and membranous” (Lindley); coated [bulb], (radix bulbosa tunicata), when the bulb is composed of concentric layers; as in Allium Cepa.

Jacket Cells: (in bryology) “the outer layer of cells of an antheridium” (Magill 1990): cellula (s.f.I) tunicata, nom. pl. cellulae tunicatae.

NOTE: members of the genus Allium (garlic, onion) have tunicate bulbs.

NOTE: laminatus,-a,-um (adj.A), consisting of plates or layers;

- Bulbus,-i (s.m.II) laminatus (adj.A), abl. sg. bulbo laminato, “a tunicated bulb, as a hyacinth” (Jackson).

 

A work in progress, presently with preliminary A through R, and S, and with S (in part) through Z essentially completed.
Copyright © P. M. Eckel 2010-2017

 
 
 
© 1995-2017 Missouri Botanical Garden, All Rights Reserved
P.O. Box 299, St. Louis, MO 63166-0299
(314) 577-5100

E-mail
Technical Support