Definition of Loments
1. Noun. (plural of loment) ¹
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Definition of Loments
1. loment [n] - See also: loment
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Literary usage of Loments
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. First Lessons in Botany: Designed for Common Schools in the United States by Alphonso Wood (1849)
"5, Hedysarum boreale (a rare plant), a leaf and jointed pods (loments). 6, One of the joints open, showing the seed. 7, Red clover (Trifolium pratense). ..."
2. Manual of the Flora of Jackson County, Missouri by Kenneth Kent Mackenzie, Benjamin Franklin Bush (1902)
"loments straight on the back, deeply indented below into 2-3 joints. ... Leaflets appressed-pubescent beneath : loments strongly constricted above and below ..."
3. Florula Bostoniensis: A Collection of Plants of Boston and Its Environs by Jacob Bigelow (1814)
"Leaves ternate, linear, hairy underneath; racemes axillary; loments of one joint, ovate, reticulated, longer than the calyx. Willd. 9 Syn. ..."
4. Familiar Lectures on Botany, Practical, Elementary, and Physiological: With by Lincoln Phelps (1849)
"... stipules subulate ; racemes axillary and terminal ; loments about 2 jointed ... racemes on long peduncles ; loments with smooth, roundish joints, (p. ..."
5. Publication by Field Columbian Museum (1902)
"Characters of the species, except that the loments instead of being ... In the following specimens Mr. Greenman notes that although the loments are more or ..."
6. Flora of Miami: Being Descriptions of the Seed-plants Growing Naturally on by John Kunkel Small (1913)
"loments straight on the upper side, undulate on the lower. 5. J7. supina. 1. M. arenicola Vail. Stems prostrate : stipules subulate : leaflets 1-5 ; blades ..."
7. Flora of Pennsylvania by Thomas Conrad Porter (1903)
"... loments of i or rarely z joints. 19. LESPEDEZA. TRIBE VIII. PHASEOLEAE. Keel neither curved nor coiled. Style glabrous or sparingly ..."