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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
velutinus,-a,-um (adj.A): velutinous, velvety, densely covered with fine short soft erect hairs [ > Medieval Latin velutum, ‘velvet’]; cf. sueded;

- coloniae tegetem velutinam formantes, colonies forming a velvety mat.

- capsulis paene haemisphaericis laevibus triloculatis, valvis vix exsertis velutinis (F. Mueller), with the capsules almost herispheric, smooth, troloculate, with the valves scarcely exserted, velvety.

- squamae laterales antice indumento cano-fusco velutinae (F. Mueller), lateral scales antically velvet with a white-gray-fuscous indumentum.

- carpellis 2-4 pube brevi velutinis squamulisve lepidotis (DeCandolle), with the carpels 2-4, with the pubescence short, velvety or scaly with little scales.

Psathyrella velutina, a mushroom whose cap is densely covered with dark brown hairs.

 

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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