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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
unequal, asymmetric: (most adjectives indicating equality or inequality are followed by the dative case (i.e. the thing to which something is equal or unequal);

inaequabilis,-e (adj.B), inaequalis,-e (adj.B); impar (adj.B + dat.) 'uneven, unequal;' dispar,-paris (adj.B + dat.) 'unlike, different, dissimilar, unequal;'

heterogeneus,-a,-um (adj.A), 'heterogeneous, dissimilar, not uniform in structure;' heteromorphus,-a,-um (adj.A), heteromorphicus,-a,-um (adj.A);

inaequimagnus,-a,-um (adj.A), not of the same size; cf. dissimilis,-e (adj.B), 'unlike, dissimilar;' see asymmetricus,-a,-um (adj.A); cf. differentiated; cf. dimorphicus,-a,-um (adj.A);

- foliis disparibus, inferiore grandiusculo reliquis multo minoribus, with leaves unequal, the lower one rather large, the rest much smaller (Stearn (1983)

- achenia in eodem capitulo inaequalia, achenes in the same head unequal.

irregularis,-e (adj.B): irregular, “showing inequality in the size, form, or union of its similar parts” (Fernald 1950);

- flores parvi, terminales v. axillares, solitarii v. in fasciculis v. umbellis irregularibus (B&H), flowers small, terminal or axillary, solitary or in irregular fascicles or umbels.
unequal-, uneven-, asymmetrical-: in L. comp. impari-; inaequi-; opp. of aequi-, equal, even, symmetrical;

- imparilaterus, unequally sided; inaequipes,-pedis (adj.B) (see -footed)

- inaequilateralis, with unequal sides; inaequimagnus, not of the same size.

unequal-sided: inaequilaterus,-a,-um (adj.A), irregularis,-e (adj.B); obliquus,-a,-um (adj.A), oblique, in botany, unequal-sided; said of a leaf when it is unequally developed on the two sides of the midrib, as in an oblique apex or base of a leaf;

- foliola valde inaequilatera, latere altero quam alterum multo breviore, leaflets very unequal-sided, with one side than the other much shorter (Stearn 1983).

 

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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