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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
Weft: a loosely interwoven, often ascending growth form; also web, fabric, an article of woven fabric; a thin layer, esp. of cloud, mist or smoke; a thin feltlike layer of interlacing hyphae; see caespes,-itis (s.f.III),

trama, tuft;

- caespes laxe intricatus, a loosely interwoven tuft (turf), 'loosely interwoven sods.'

- caespes tenuiter implicitus (part.A) 'matted', a sod thinly matted.

- caespes laxe implexus (part.A) 'matted', a sod thinly matted.

- plantae caespites tenuiter textiles formantes, plants forming thinly woven sods (i.e. wefts).

NOTE: caespes,-itis (s.m.III), q.v., abl. sg. caespite, 'tuft, sod, tuft.'

- tela (s.f.I) contexta (part.A), a weft of fungus tissue composed of distinct hyphae; see tela,-ae (s.f.I).

 

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