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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
integer, integra, integrum (adj.A): “properly speaking, this means having no kind of marginal or other division; but sometimes it has been used to indicate not pinnatifid, and also nearly destitute of marginal division” (Lindley); entire, without teeth or lobes or notches; undiminished, whole, undivided, simple, complete, perfect; lacking irregularities such as notches, teeth, sinuses, lobes; untouched, whole, complete, perfect to do distr.; compar. integrior,-ius (adj.B); superl. integerrimus,-a,-um(adj.A): absolutely entire; declined like pulcher, q.v.; [> L. integer,-ra,-rum (adj.A)complete, perfect, undiminished, whole, entire; healthy, sound, sane]; opp. divisus,-a,-um (part. B), q.v., divided, separated (to the base); indivisus, q.v. undivided; see ‘whole (adj.); see entire;
integer, integra, integrum (adj.A): entire, undivided;
             singular                           plural 
        m.       f.         n.            m.         f.        n. 
Nom.  integer  integra   integrum     integri   integrar     integra 
Gen.  integri  integrae  integri     integrorum integrarum   integrorum   
Dat.  integro  integrae  integro                integris  
Acc.  integrum integram  integrum     integros  integras     integra  
Abl.  integro  integra   integro                integris 
- folia integerrima, serrata v. in eodem specimine incisa (B&H), the leaves completely entire, serrate or incised in the same specimen.

- herbae rarius frutescentes, foliis alternis integris divisisve.(B&H), herbs, very rarely becoming shrubs, with leaves alternate, entire or divided.

- folia alterna, integerrima, fere triplinervia, leaves alternate, very entire, almost triple-nerved.

- pedicelli bracteas membranaceas virides integras duplo superantes,

pedicels twice as long as the membranous green entire bracts (Stearn).

- bractea intima indivisa integraque, the innermost bract undivided and entire.

- margine segmentorum conspicue crenato (non integro), with the margin of the segments conspicuously crenate (not entire).

- folia opposita v. rarius alterna, integerrima, exstipulata (B&H), the leaves opposite or more often alternate, completely entire, without stipules.

- stylus integer v. 2-3-fidus (B&H), style entire or 2-3-divided.

- calycis limbus integer 3-6-dentatus lobatus 3-cornis v. in aristas rigidulas recurvas v. uncinatas divisus (B&H), the limb of the calyx entire, 3-6-toothed, lobed, 3-horned or divided into somewhat rigid, recurved bristles or hooked.

Radix,-icis (s.f.III) integra, abl. sg. radice integra: “a perfectly unbranched root, not bearing more than a few side fibers” (Lindley).

Vagina,-ae (s.f.I) integra: “a sheathing petiole which forms a continuous tube, not slit on one side, as in Sedges” (Lindley).

Lycopodium clavatum var. integerrimum Spring (most or quite entire).

NOTE: the superlative, integerrimus,-a,-um (adj.A) may mean ‘completely entire’ especially if not usual in the group.

NOTE: ‘integer,-ra,-rum (adj.A) refers to marginal divisions; cf. omnis,-e (adj.B): each, every (in the singular); all, the whole; every one of them all (in the plural); totus, tota, totum (irregular adj.A): all, as distinguished from a part, all, the whole, the whole of, the entire.

 

A work in progress, presently with preliminary A through R, and S, and with S (in part) through Z essentially completed.
Copyright © P. M. Eckel 2010-2017

 
 
 
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