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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).

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.
Copyright © P. M. Eckel 2010-2017

 
 
 
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