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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
vertical, 1. perpendicular to the horizon; or 2. perpendicular to the support, usually longitudinal (Jackson); verticalis,-e (adj.B); in Gk. comp. orth-, ortho-, q.v.; opp. horizontalis,-e (adj.B) and in Gk. comp. plagi-, plagio-, q.v. (e.g. plagiotropus,-a,-um (adj.A), with the direction of growth horizontal, oblique; see erect, oblique, perpendicular;

- fila verticalia arcte aggregata, erect threads closely aggregated.

- loculum vacuum intus saepe lamina verticali subdivisum relinquente (B&H), the empty locule often subdivided within with a relictual vertical lamina.

- stigmatis verticalis lobis deflexoadnatis (B&H), with the lobes of the vertical stigma deflexed-adnate.

- stigma verticale, the stigma vertical.

 

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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