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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
corallinus,-a,-um (adj.A), corallinoideus,-a,-um (adj.A): coral red; “coral-like” (Fernald 1950); (fungi) “(of form) corallike; (of color) Coral Red (R XIII; MP 2I 10); according to Saccardo, same as ‘incarnate’” (S&D); (algae) “a calcareous alga of the family Corallinaceae; any animal that resembles a coral; esp. a bryozoan or hydroid that forms delicate somewhat branching or frondose growth” (WIII); resembling an alga of the genus Corallina [Rhodophyta];

- [Jacquinia] arbor baccifera, laurifolia, fructu corallino ribum inflar racemoso calyculato venenata (Swartz), a tree bearing berries, with the leaves of Laurus, with the fruit coral red, resembling Ribes [gen. pl.], full of racemes, calyculate, poisonous.

- [Viola asarifolia] rhizomate crassissimo corallino (DeCandolle), with the rhizome very thick, coralline.

- (alga) Hab. ad corallinas, Flabellariam cet. parasitans, in sinubus tranquillissimis infra limitem maris (Agardh), it grows parasitic on coralline [sc. algae], Flabellaria etc. in completely tranquil bays within the boundary of the sea.

- (algae) Hab. inter corallinas aliasque algas ad rupes vehementiori fluxu expositas in limite maris (Agardh), it grows among the corallines and other algae on rocks exposed to the more vigorous current in the boundary of the sea.

- (alga) Hab. ad conchas corallinasque cavernarum et maris profundioris (Agardh), it grows on the mussels and coralline [sc. algae] of the caves and deeper seas.

- (lichen) thallus virescenti-coeruleus valde tenellus microphyllinus, foliolis varie lobato-divisis margine crenatis, adnatis aut erectiusculis (altit. vix 1 millim.) anguste dissectis et fasciculàtim multifidis, fere corallinoideis (seu isidioideis), subimbricatis, satis effusus (Nyl.), thallus greenish-blue, very delicate, microphylline [i.e. with minute scales], with the leaflets variously lobate-divided, crenate at the margin, adnate or somewhat erect (height scarcely 1 millimeter) narrowly dissected and many-fid in fascicles, almost corallinoid (or isidioid), somewhat imbricate, quite effuse [i.e. lacking definite shape].

- (lichen) thallus cinerascens tenuiter corallinoideo-granulosus, effusus, valde friabilis (Nyl.), thallus grayish-white, thinly corallinoid-granulose, out-spread, strongly friable.

isidiatus,-a,-um (adj.A): provided with an isidium,-ii (s.n.II), abl. sg. isidio: a small branched (coral-like) outgrowth from a lichen thallus” (Ainsworth & Bisby).

isidiosus,-a,-um (adj.A): isidiose, “having powdery, coral-like excrescences” (Jackson).

(alga) Alsidium corallinum

(lichen) Stereocaulon corallinum; Tilia corallina due to its red color (cf. T. rubra); (alga) Corallocephalus.

 

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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