Ligula

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Ligula

An ancient Roman unit of volume approximately equivalent to 11.4 milliliters.
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Folia 5-9, basilaria; laminae 1.5-10 cm longae, 1.5-3.5 mm latae; ligulae minus quam 1.5 mm longae.
Voss (1988), for instance, suggested that the large spermatophores and ligulae and calami of deep-sea taxa are causally linked.
Folia 3-9; laminae 4-16(-23) cm longae, (0.7-)1-3.4 mm latae; ligulae 0.5-1.5 mm longae.