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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
venosus,-a,-um (adj.A): venose, “having many branched veins, as in reticulated leaves” (Lindley); “full of veins; prominently veined” (Stearn 1996); having many branched veins or conspicuously veined; (in fungi) “same as ‘veined,’ ‘venate’ [venatus,-a,-um (adj.A)(S&D); opposite of avenis,-e (adj.B), avenius,-a,-um (adj.A), or evenis,-e (adj.B), evenius,-a,-um (adj.A): veinless, without lateral nerves and veins;

- flores majusculi, in alabastro globosi, demum expansi, corolla eleganter introrsum purpureo-maculata et venosa (B&H), flowers rather large, in a globose bud, ultimately expanded, with the corolla elegantly inwardly purple-spotted and veined.

- folia petioiata, alterna, ovata, 5-nervia, nervoso - venosa, tenuiora (Swartz), leaves petiolate, alternate, ovate, 5-nerved, nervose-venose [i.e. with prominent nerves], thinner.

- médius ante carinas albidus roseo-venosus(F. Mueller), the middle, before the keels whitish, rose-color-veined.

NOTE: venoso-nervosus,-a,-um (adj.A), or nervoso-venosus,-a,-um (adj.A): “(obsol.) when the principal veins branch and anastomose irregularly” (Lindley);

- folia petiolata, decussata, opposita,, serrata, nervosa venosa (Swartz), leaves petiolate, decussate, opposite, serrate, nervose, venose.

- folia petioiata, alterna, ovata, 5-nervia, nervoso - venosa, tenuiora (Swartz), leaves petiolate, alternate, ovate, 5-nerved, nervose-venose [i.e. with evident nerves], thinner.

NOTE: lamellae in fundo venoso-conjunctae, lamellae at the base anasomosing [i.e. connected by the veins] (Stearn).

NOTE: costato-venosus,-a,-um (adj.A): “when the parallel side-veins of a feather-veined [i.e. pinnate] leaf are much stouter than those which intervene” (Lindley).

Rumex venosus, veiny, 'from the conspicuous valves' (Fernald 1950) that are rose-colored and very veiny.
-venosus,-a,-um (adj.A): in L. comp. - many-veined; see -veined;

- luteo-venosus, with many yellow veins; paralleli-venosus, with many parallel veins; quinquevenosus, 5-veined.

- 5-6-venosus, with 5-6 veins.

 

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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