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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
umbilicatus,-a,-um (adj.A), umbiliciformis,-e (adj.B): umbilicate, “the same as peltate” (Lindley); navel-like, having small central depression or hollow; also used by some authors in the sense of peltatus (Stearn); in mycology, with a pileus with a central depression in the surface opposite the stipe; opp. umbonatus,-a,-um (adj.A), q.v.;

- pileo subcarnoso striato-squamuloso umbilicato e spadiceo nigro (S&A), with the pileus somewhat fleshy, striate-squamulose, umbilicate from ‘a deep reddish-brown’ black.

- fructus saepe intra pappum in medio vertice annulum v. discum umbiliciformem epigynum persistemque ferens (B&H), the fruit often amid the pappus in the middle apex bearing an annulus or an umbilici-form epigynous and persisting disc.

- [lichen] squamae thalli saepius sparsa, umbilicato-adfixae (Nyl.), the scales of the thallus more often dispersed, attached umbilicately [i.e. attached at the center].

peltatus,-a,-um (adj.A): “fixed to the stalk by the center, or by some point distinctly within the margin” (Lindley).

Dentium umbilicatum, a mushroom with a convex pileus.

 

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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