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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
heterogeneus,-a,-um (adj.A): heterogeneous, dissimilar, not uniform in structure; “not uniform in kind” (Fernald 1950); “consisting of dissimilar ingredients or constituents” (WIII); cf. dissimilis,-e (adj.B), dissimilar; opp. uniform (adj.), q.v.; opp. homogeneous, q.v., all of the same kind; uniform in structure;

- ordo vere naturalis, quamvis primo aspectu heterogeneus (B&H), an order truly natural, although at first sight heterogeneous.

- nos saltem fungum bis modo inventum in herbis admodum heterogeneis, Cerastio vulgato et Potentilla norvegica, offendimus (S&A), we at any rate came upon the fungus, found only twice, on completely heterogeneous herbs, [on] Cerastium vulgatum and Potentilla norvegica.

- totus fungillus interdum tomento quodam perquam tenui cinerascente (forsan heterogeneo) obductus (S&A), the whole fungillus sometimes covered with a certain tomentum extremely thin, ashy-gray (perhaps heterogeneous).

- stipes hirsutie albida passim in nonnullis obductus , heterogenea , ut videtur (S&A), the stipe covered with a whitish hairiness here and there in some, it appears to be heterogeneous.

- sed sphaerulae nigrae sunt, virore quodam (heterogeneo,ut videtur) interdum obductae, at numquam canae (S&A), but the sphaerules are a [shining] black, sometimes covered with a certain greenness (heterogeneous, it seems), but never grayish-white.

- sed sphaerulae nigrae sunt, virore quodam (heterogeneo,ut videtur) interdum obductae, at numquam canae (S&A), but the sphaerules are a [shining] black, sometimes covered with a certain greenness (heterogeneous, it seems), but never grayish-white.

- genus forsan species heterogeneas colligens(DeCandolle), a genus perhaps gathering dissimilar species.

 

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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