Gemma

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Gemma

(jem -ă) See Alphecca.

gemma

[′jem·ə]
(botany)
A small, multicellular, asexual reproductive body of some liverworts and mosses.
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(entre ellos los ya mencionados Officium beatae Mariae...; Historia eclesiastica...; Gemmae...
He seems to be too effete to wear five heavy rings while alive, just like Juvenal's Crispinus (nec sufferre queat maioris pondera gemmae; 1,29), and what is even more important, the gold rings pretend to equestrian status.
Reproduces vegetatively by gemmae. Dark, moist cavities and crevices of sandstone bluffs and grottoes; Cumberland Plateau; infrequent.
affinis, sed differt indumento gemmae, petiolis, pedicello et calycis tuberculato-stellatus vel tuberculato-floccosus, et in foliis late ovatas, longe acuminatas (acumen usque ad 5 cm longis) et basi manifeste cordatas, sinu 1-4 cm profundo, nervis primariis (7) 8-10(11) supra excavatus, superficie supra manifeste bullata el subtus manifeste reticulatobullatus, prominens.
(12) Thesaurus ex Thesauro Palatino selectus; sive Gemmae & Numismata Cimeliarchi Elect.
Fidium sonus tremulus, eandem affere auribus voluptatem, quam Lumen, Aquae aut Gemmae insiliens, Oculis .
(26) Pietro Stefanoni, Gemmae antiquitus sculptae a Petro Stephanonio Vicentino collectae et declarationibus illustratea, Rome, 1627; I am grateful to Francesco Solinas for surveying the extent of antiquarian interests of Cassiano dal Pozzo and his circle.
2, 13, 7, [cum] spumarent Falerno gemmae capaces inque cryystallis calerent unguenta glacialibus, Sidonio usa il verbo spumo, in un contesto che si rivela piuttosto particolare per chi investighi sulle fonti, perche esso delimita enormemente il possibile campo ipotestuale: con riferimento al Falerno il vb.
produces gemmae or bulbils along the rachis, at the base of the pinnae.