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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
Vena,-ae (s.f.I), abl.sg. vena: vein: see veining.

Venation: see veining.

venenatus,-a,-um (adj.A): poisoned, poisonous, q.v. [> L.

venenum s.n.II];

- fungus crudus venenatus, costus esculentus, fungus when raw poisonous, when cooked edible (Stearn).

Galerina venenata, a deadly poisonous mushroom, as is Tricholoma venenata.

Vena,-ae (s.f.I), abl.sg. vena: vein, q.v. [> L. vena,-ae (s.f.I) = Gk. ochetos, a blood-vessel, a vein; also an artery; a water-course; a vein of metal ore]; see veining;

- [fungi] arbusculam perfectissime effiguratam offerunt venae gelatinosae repentes (S&A), the repent, gelatinous veins present most perfectly defined little tree.

Venae externae (adj.A): (in fungi) “(of Tuberales) Vittadini’s name (1831) for the white, sterile and aeriferous spaces, often invaded by paraphyses, which arise at the opening (top or bottom) of the fructifications, penetrate the interior between the fertile ‘venae intenae’ and end blindly within” (S&D).

Venae internae (adj.A): (in fungi) “(of Tuberales) Vittadini’s name (1831) for the dark tramal plates which arise in the tissue zone lying beneath the rind, converge toward the top or bottom as the case may be, and bear the hymenial palisade on their surfaces” (S&D).

Venae lymphaticae (adj.A): (in fungi) “dark-colored veins in some fungi, denoting the walls of the sporiferous chambers; same as ‘venae internae’” (S&D).

 

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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