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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
granite, granitic, an igneous rock with a grainy texture made up of grains of mica, apatite, plagioclase, quartz and other minerals; “growing on or in crevices of granite or other hard quartz rocks” (Stearn 1996) [> L. granum, grain]: graniticus,-a,-um (adj.A);

- ad saxa granitica frequens, frequent on granitic stones.

- in collibus graniticis tractus Futters Range et in montibus Mayday-Hills (F. Mueller), in the granitic uplands of the region of the Futters Range and in the mountains of the Mayday Hills.

- e vallibus graniticis fluviorum Snowy-River et Mitta Mitta (F. Mueller), from the granitic valleys of the streams of the Snowy River and Mitta Mitta.

- In fissuris rupium graniticarum montis Strzelecki's Peak altitudine 3000' et in montibus humilioribus orientalibus insulae Flinders' Island; nec non in montibus graniticis circiter 1200' altis paeninsula; Freycenetii Tasmaniae (F. Mueller); collected in fissures of the granitic rocks of the mountin Strzelecki’s Peak at an altitude of 3000’ [feet] and in the lower eastern mountains of the island Flinder’s Island; and also in the granitic mountains of around 1200’ in tall[ places] of the Tasmanian peninsula of the Freycene.

- ad ripas granitico-arenosas fluviorum Lachlan (F. Mueller), on the granitic-sandy banks of the Lachlan streams. - [lichen] supra terram et saxa granitica in terris arcticis praesertim vigent species tres huc pertinentes. Una quoque simul ad truncos vetustos (Nyl.), the three species belonging here [i.e. to this genus] particularly grow over earth and granitic stones in arctic regions. One [species] also likewise on old trunks.

- [mosses] in rupibus et saxis calcareis, arenaceis et graniticis per regionem montanam totius Europae et in America septentrionali (C. Muell.), on rocks and stones calcareous, sandy [i.e. sandstone] and granitic throughout the montane region of all Europe and in north America.

- [moss] ad saxa et rupes praesertim graniticas montium altiorum (JaegerSauer.); on stones and rocks chiefly granitic of the higher mountains.

- [moss] in rupibus graniticis inter cataractam Handeck et Hospitium montis Grimsel, on granitic rocks between Handeck and Hospitium falls of Grimsel mountain.

- in rupibus schistosis et graniticis alpium Tyrolis, on schistose and granitic rocks [cliffs] of the alps of the Tyrol.

- ad saxa granitica et schistosa per totam fere orbem terrarum haud rarum, not rare on granitic and schistose stones almost throughout the whold world.

- in rupibus calcareis graniticis et arenaceis per reg. montos. Germaniae, Galliae, Italiae etc., on calcareous granitic and sandy rocks throughout the mountainous regions of Germany, France, Italy etc.

 

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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