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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
Colony: colonia,-ae (s.f.I), acc. sg. coloniam, abl. sg. colonia, nom. pl. coloniae, gen pl. coloniarum, acc. pl. colonias, dat. & abl. pl. coloniis [> L. colonia,-ae (s.f.I) “a possession in land, a landed estate, a farm; an abode, dwelling; a colony, settlement” (Lewis & Short)]; for fungal colony see plagula (s.f.I); see coenobium,-ii (s.n.II), abl. sg. coenobio; see caespes,-itis (s.m.III);

- pars coloniae aversa non pigmenta, reverse part of the colony not pigmented.

- coloniae atrae hypophyllae effusae, colonies black on the lower side of leaves outspread (Stearn 1983) TO DO!!!.

- coloniae moderate crescentes, planae, maximam partem velutinae, in centro margineque floccosae, griseae, cinerascenti-virides vel atrovirides, colonies moderately growing, plane, for the most part velutinous, in the center and margin floccose, gray, grayish-green or dark green.

- coloniae in agaro e dextroso Solani tuberosi composito crescentes, post 7 dies, in temperatura 25C, sine luce, diametrum 3.5-4.5 mm attingentes, planae, maximam partem velutinae, in centro margineque floccosae, griseae, cinerascenti-virides vel atro-virides, in superficie reversa virello-griseae vel atro-virides, colonies in agar composed of the dextrose of potato [Solanum tuberosum] growing, after 7 days, in a temperature of 25C, without light, attaining a diameter of 3.5-4.5 mm, plane, mostly velvety, in the center and margin floccose, gray, grayish-green or black-green, on the reverse surface greenish gray or black-green. Stearn??

- frustula colonias flabelliformes formantia, frustules forming fan- shaped colonies.

- nullam Commelynearum stirpem in Australia Felice et territorio coloniae South-Australia hucusque reperimus (F. Mueller), we find no plant of the Commelyneae in Australia and in the territory of the colony of South-Australia up to now.

- coloniae aetate duarum vel trium hebdomadum, colonies at the age of two or three weeks, 2- or 3-week-old colonies (Stearn).

- plerae species Europam australem, Africam borealem, Syriam, Asiam Minorem, et Persiam habitant, paucae provincias finitimas Indiae, attingunt (B&H), most species inhabit southern Europe, northern Africa, Syria, Asia Minor and Persia, a few reach the territories bordering India.

NOTE: the rectangular colony of Gonium is a tablet: tabula,-ae (s.f.I), abl. sg. tabula (Jackson).

 

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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