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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
Introduction, i.e. a non native species; see ‘alien (noun)’: also as introduction to a book or speech, see ‘preface;’ introductio,-onis (s.f.III), abl. sg. introductione; see alien (noun); opp. native (noun);

- [Ledgeria] Genus nuncupavi in honorem clar. C. Ledger, naturae strenui observatoris, de aucheniarum in Australiana introductione meritissimi (F. Mueller), I have named the genus in honor of the eminent C. Ledger, a vigorous observer of nature, for the highly merited Australian introduction of auchenias.

NOTE: “Alpaca (Auchenia paco), a ruminant of the Camel family, living on the Andes from the Equator to Tierra del Fuego. The manufacture of alpaca stuffs and some years ago a herd was imported into Australia with no better result” (Wikipedia).

 

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