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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
apricus,-a,-um (adj.A): uncovered, exposed to the sun, sunny, growing in the sunshine, open; “sun-loving; open to the sun” (Stearn 1996); opp. shady, q.v.;

- in apricis, in sunny (places), the noun locus,-i (s.m.II) is understood [i.e. in locis apricis].

- holotypus in prato aprico lectus, holotype collected in an open (i.e. sunny) meadow.

- in Epilobio tetragono, colore subochraceo, solo aprico sicciusculo, on Epilobium tetragonum, with a subochraceous color, on open somewhat dry soil.

- Hab. in apricis montium calcareorum Regni Granatensis, Sierra de Mijas, Sierra Tejeda , alt. 3000'—4000' (Boissier), it grows in the open [sc. ‘locis’ - places] of the calcareous mountains of the Kindgdom of Granada, Sierra de Mijas, Sierra Tejeda, alt. 3000-4000’ [feet].

- in apricis inter vineas et oliveta Gallo-provinciae (Mueller), in open place among the vineyards and olive-groves of Gallo province.

- provenit species elegans locis elatis siccioribus apricis dumosisve (S&A), an elegant species coming forth in lofty places, more dry, open or in spiney thickets.

- loca diligit affinium more aprica graminosa, pascua, prata, versuras: at in dumosis quoque umbrosis hinc illinc invenitur, antecedenti contemporalis (S&A), it prefers, according to the ways of its relations, open, grassy places, pastures, meadows, ploughed places: and also in shady spiney thickeds here and there it is found during the same time as the preceding.

 

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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