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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
Whorl, verticil, a whorl or circular arrangement of similar parts around

an axis; a circle of three or more leaves, flowers, branches, pedicels

at or arising at one node:

verticillus,-i (s.m.II), acc. sg. verticillum, abl. sg.

verticillo, nom. & acc. pl. verticilli, dat. & abl. pl.

verticillis; the 'cycle', q.v.; cf. candelabriformis,-e (adj.B); see verticil;

- folia in verticillum disposita, leaves in a whorl arranged (note whorl is in the accusative singular);

- caulis verticillis usque 8-foliatis, stem with whorls up to 8-leaved;

- ramuli verticillorum inter se dissimiles, primarii plerumque 8, secundarii minores circa 16, duobus ordinibus, branchlets of the whorls between themselves dissimilar, the primary ones commonly 8, the secondary ones smaller about 16, in two series (Stearn 1983).

verticilliflorus,-a,-um (adj.A): when whorls have a spicate arrangement (Jackson).

false or spurious whorl: verticillaster, gen. sg. verticillastri (s.m.II), abl. sg. verticillastro, nom. pl. verticillastri, dat. & abl. pl. verticillastris.

whorled: verticillatus,-a,-um (adj.A), verticillaris,-e (adj.B).

provided with verticillasters or false whorls, arranged in clusters resembling whorls, verticillastrate; verticillastratus,-a,-um (adj.A).

Whorl, verticil, “a ring of organs all on the same plane” (Lindley); a whorl or circular arrangement of similar parts around an axis; a circle of three or more leaves, flowers, branches, pedicels at or arising at one node: verticillus,-i (s.m.II), acc. sg. verticillum, abl. sg. verticillo, nom. & acc. pl. verticilli, dat. & abl. pl. verticillis; the 'cycle', q.v.; cf. candelabriformis,-e (adj.B); see verticil;

- folia in verticillum disposita, leaves in a whorl arranged (note whorl is in the accusative singular);

- caulis verticillis usque 8-foliatis, stem with whorls up to 8-leaved;

- ramuli verticillorum inter se dissimiles, primarii plerumque 8, secundarii minores circa 16, duobus ordinibus, branchlets of the whorls between themselves dissimilar, the primary ones commonly 8, the secondary ones smaller about 16, in two series (Stearn 1983).

Corona,-ae (s.f.I), q.v.: “a whorl of ligules or petals, united or free” (Jackson).

verticilliflorus,-a,-um (adj.A): when whorls have a spicate arrangement (Jackson).

False or spurious whorl: verticillaster, gen. sg. verticillastri (s.m.II), abl. sg. verticillastro, nom. pl. verticillastri, dat. & abl. pl. verticillastris; see verticillaster.
in whorls,in a whorled manner: verticillatim (adv.), verticillate (adv.); cf. candelabriformis,-e (adj.B).

 

A work in progress, presently with preliminary A through R, and S, and with S (in part) through Z essentially completed.
Copyright © P. M. Eckel 2010-2017

 
 
 
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