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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
diversus,-a,-um (part.A): turned different ways; different, distinct from; diverse, contrary, opposite [> L. diverto,-vertere,-verti,-versum, to turn different ways; to differ]; opp. idem, eadem, idem (definite pron.), q.v. for declensions, (the) same, identical, (the) very (declined in agreement with the antecedent); he, she, it; the same one;

NOTE: diversus = “variable. DC.” (Lindley).

- antherae in eadem vel diversa stirpe, anthers on the same or a different shoot.

- flores minuti, in iisdem v. diversis spadicibus interfoliaceis monoici v. dioici, sparsi (B&H), the flowers minute, in the same or different spadices interfoliaceous, monoicous or dioicous, sparse.

- genus ab Ornithopode paullulum diversum (B&H), a genus only a little distinct from Ornithopodus.

- [fungus] exempla majora P. eduli haud adeo absimilia desuper apparent: a qua tamen admodum diversa est haec species (S&A), the larger specimens appear not so much unlike P. edulis: from which, however, this species is completely different.

- affinis N. Albae et cum ea a plurimis autoribus confusa, sed certe diversa (DeCandolle), related to N. Alba and confused with this by many authors, but it is certainly different.

- sub V. Hybantho Willd. quatuor stirpes inter se valde diversae et verosimiliter ad genera tria distincta pertinentes conjunguntur (DeCandolle), under Viola Hybanthus Willd. four plants, strongly different between themselves, are joined, and probably are belonging to three distinct genera.

- species jam recensitae quinque propius affines sunt, vix nisi coloribus diversae (S&A), the five species already examined are more closely related, they scarcely differ except in color.

- (moss) per orbem totum terrarum, regionum omnium incolae, arbores, paludes, rupes atque terram diversissimam ornantes ct distributione latissima gaudentes (Mueller), throughout the whole world of lands, an inhabitant of all regions, trees, swamps, rocks and decorating rocks and the highest diversity of soil and enjoying the widest distribution.

- planta a Trifolio repenti foliis lanceolatis diversa, plant distinct from Trifolium repens by the lanceolate leaves.

- forma altera maxima, articulis globosis vel oblongis, aurantico-brunnea, cellulis perdurantibus ab articulis ceteris haud diversis (Wood), the other form very large, with the articles globose or oblong, orange-brown, with the [heterocysts] not different from the other cells.

- Algae dioicae, fructu duplici semper in diversis individuis (Agardh), algae dioicous, with the fruit always double in different individuals.

- figura corollae Psychotriae in diversis speciebus diversa, tubulosa, hypocrateriformis, 1. infundibuliformis, fauce villosa aut nuda (Swartz), the shape of the corolla of Psychotria is different in different specimens, tubulose, hypocrateriform [i.e. i.e. with a long narrow tube abruptly expanded into a shorter flat or spreading limb], or [l. = vel] infundibuliform [i.e. funnel-shaped], with the throat villous or naked.

 

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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