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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
alpine: alpestris,-e (adj.B); alpicus,-a,-um (adj. A), alpinus,-a,-um (adj.A): growing in the Alps; the elevations on mountains above the limits of forest trees; “the arctic zone of a mountain; above timberline” (Magill 1990); cf. montanus,-a,-um (adj.A), “pertaining to mountains, cool moist upland regions below timber line” (Magill 1990);

- cisalpinus,-a,-um (adj.A), on this side of the Alps; transalpinus, on the far side of the Alps.

- herba parvula, alpina, pubescens.—Himalaya, rather small herb, alpine, pubescent - Himalaya.

- herbae alpinae, scapigerae; foliis pinnatisectis.—Mont. Europae (B&H), alpine herbs, bearing scapes; with leaves pinnatisect. - Mountains of Europe.

- species, pleraeque polymorphae, ad 60, regiones temperatas, alpinas, et frigidas totius orbis habitant (B&H), species, many and polymorphic, to 60, living in temperate, alpine and frigid regions of the whole world.

- genus per regiones temperatas et praecipue alpinas Arcticasque hemisphaerii totius borealis(B&H), a genus throughout temperate and especially alpine and Arctic regions of the whole Northern Hemisphere.

- species 1, e regione alpina Himalayae orientalis (B&H), species 1 from the alpine region of the eastern Himalayas.

- locis petrosis abruptis graminosis regionum subalpinarum et alpinarum totius Europae (Mueller), in rocky places, steep, grassy of nearly alpine regions and alpine of the whole of Europe.

- in alpinis, locis abruptis et ad viarum margines, hic illic, sporadica (Jaeg.Sauerb.), in steep alpine places and on the margins of roads, here and there, sporadic [i.e. occasionally occurring].

Acrophyte, pl. acrophytes: acrophyton,-i (s.n.II), abl. sg. acrophyto, acrophytum,-i (s.n.II), abl. sg. acrophyto; pl. acrophyta,-arum, “alpine plants” (Jacksn).

Acrophytium,-ii (s.n.II), abl. sg. acrophytio, nom. & acc. pl. acrophytia: “alpine plant formations (Clements)” (Jackson).

arctic, the region around the north pole to approximately 65* N (WIII); a bitter cold; the biogeographic realm or zone “that comprises the tundra and treeless grounds lying north of timerbline in the northern hemisphere or this together with more southerly areas that are above timberline” (WIII): arcticus,-a,-um (adj.A).

Lycopodium alpinum L. (alpine), a species that grows in “Arctic regions south to cold mossy banks at 900-1250 m” (Fernald 1950).

 

A work in progress, presently with preliminary A through R, and S, and with S (in part) through Z essentially completed.
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