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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
calcareus,-a,-um (adj.A): “dead-white, like chalk. Also growing in chalky places; or having the substance of chalk” (Lindley); chalky, limy, containing calcium carbonate, as of limestone or dolomite rocks; cf. cretaceus,-a,-um (adj.A), full of chalk (white clay); cf. calx; cf. alcalinus,-a,-um (adj.A); see limestone; see chalk;

- loca umbrosa humida ad rupes et saxa praeprimis calcarea per regionem montanam et subalpinam totius Europae (C. Muell.), moist, shady places on rocks and stones, especially calcareous throughout the montain and subalpine region of all Europe.

- saxum (s.n.II) calcareum, limestone.

- habitat in rupibus calcareis, it lives on limestone rocks.

- ad terram calcaream, on calcareous ground.

- in solo calcareo, on calcareous soil.

- hyathodiis exudatum calcareum efferentibus, with hyathodes producing a calcareous exudate.

- 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].

- Incolit petrosa calcárea maritima jamaicae (Swartz), it inhabits rocky, calcareous, maritime places [sc. loca] of Jamaica.

- Incolit loca maritima Jamaicae, solo calcareo(Swartz), it inhabits maritime places of Jamaica, on calcareous soil.

- crescit in rupibus calcareis versus mare, Jamaicae (Swartz), it grows on calcareous rocks facing the sea, of Jamaica.

- in dumetis asperis montium praesertim calcareorum Europae (DeCandolle), in the harsh [i.e. spiney] thickets of the mountains, especially calcareous, of Europe.

- In terra argilloso-calcarea agrorum et camporum sterilium per Europam mediam et calidiorem (C. Mueller), on clay-calcareous soil of the fields and sterile plains throughout Central Europe and warmer [i.e. places].

- [lichen] ad truncos arborum, saxa et supra muscos, in Europae fere totius regionibus montanis passim (calcáreas, ut videtur, fugiens) (Nyl.), on the trunks of trees, stones and over mosses, in almost the whole of Europe in montain regions far and wide (apparently avoiding calcareous [sc. regions]).

 

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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