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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
Turion, a scaly sucker, q.v.; “a scaly sucker, which afterwards becomes a stem; as in Asparagus” (Lindley): turio,-onis (s.m.III), abl. sg. turione; nom. & acc. pl. turiones, dat. & abl. pl. turionibus;

- [Asparagus albus] turiones edules (Desf.), the [scaly] suckers edible.

- turio juvenilis erectus, young turion erect.

- turiones flagellares arcuati pilosi, aculeis parvi armati, superne glandulis stipitatis adspersi, turions whip-like arching pilose, with prickles small armed, above with glands stalked sprinkled; see primocane (Stearn 1983).

 

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