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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

inventus,-a,-um (part.A): discovered, found, met with, encountered [> L. invenio, inveni, inventum 4. (inveniens,-ientis) to come, or light upon, find; to find out, discover, to find, meet with, come upon (cf. reperio, offendo): to find out, discover, ascertain, learn (Lewis & Short); to devise, plan; to acquire]; see discovered;

inveniās: second-person singular present active subjunctive; you may discover, find, come upon, learn.

inveniantur: third-person plural present passive subjunctive; they may be discovered, found.

- ex adnotationibus Cl. Wilsoni (1. c. p. 447.) huc pertinet, quum formae intermediae inveniantur, according to the annotations of the eminent Wilson (l.c.p. 447) it belongs to this place, when the intermediate forms might be discovered.

invenimus, 1st pers. pl., pres. indic. active, we find, discover.

invenimus, 1st pers. pl., perfect indic. active, we had found, discovered;

NOTE: invenimus occurs both in the present and the perfect, the difference being in the length of the vowels within the word:

- [fungi] invenimus speciem raram loco unico abietino umbroso cognatis praecociorem. Aug. Sept. (S&A), we discovered the rare species in one shady place, on Abies, earlier [i.e. in the year] than related [sc. species]. August. September

- sectiones multae in Sisymbrio propositae sunt, sed discrimen inter plurimas difficillimum est: sequentes optimas invenimus, etsi non stricte definitas (B&H), many sections have been proposed in Sisymbrium, but the distinction between many of them is most difficult: we had found the following [sections] the best, even if not strictly defined.

invenīrī: present passive infinitive: to be discovered;

- vehementer optandum est, fructum mox inveniri (Mueller), it is strongly wished for that the fruit will soon be discovered.

- [Aulacomnium turgidum] ex adnotationibus Hübeneri pseudopodiis illis Georgiae pellucidae similibus inveniri dicitur (C. Mueller), according to the annotations [i.e. explanatory notes] of Hübener it is said to be found with those pseudopodia similar to Georgia pellucida [=Tetraphis pellucida].

inveniuntur, 3d. pers. pl. pres. passive indic.; ‘they are discovered, found.’

invenitur, third-person singular present passive indicative; [he/she] it is found, encountered;

- [Aulacomnium androgynum] planta semper pseudopodiis invenitur (C. Mueller), plant always found with pseudopodia.

- loca diligit affinium more aprica graminosa, pascua, prata, versuras : at in dumosis quoque umbrosis hinc illinc invenitur, subgregarius , antecedenti contemporalis (S&A), it prefers, according to the ways of its relations, open, grassy places, pastures, meadows, ploughed places: and also in shady spiney thickeds here and there it is found.

- planta sub variis formis apud insulas antillanas invenitur,

plant found under various forms among the West Indian islands.

- planta sub variis formis invenitur, quarum primariae sunt sequentes ..., the plant is found under various forms, of which the chief are the following ....

- species ad 240, regionibus tropicis totius orbis obviae, rarius in temperatis calidioribus Indiae et Africae australis repertae, in frigidioribus nullibi inventae (B&H), species to 240, encountered in global [i.e. the whole world] tropical regions, more rarely found in the temperate, warmer [sc. regions] of India and southern Africa, nowhere found in the colder ones.

- semel inventa species pulchra terrestris, foliis siccis aliisque quisquiliis superfusa (S&A), a beautiful terrestrial species found one time, spread over dry leaves and other fallen matter.

- basidia in exsiccatis difficile inventa, basidia in dried specimens found with difficulty.

- hyphae inter medullam caulis reproductivi et testam seminum intimam inventae, hyphae found within the pith of the reproductive stem and the innermost seed coat.

- amat ligna pinea vel fabrefacta cellaria hyemalis, vel rudia sylvatica aestivalis: bis terve inventa, it loves pine wood or formed wood of cellars, vernal, or rough forest [wood], in summer; found two or three times.

- calyptrae pars superior rarissime verticaliter erecta absque ulla declinatione inuenitur (B&H), the upper part of the calyptra is very rarely found vertically erect lacking any declination [i.e. bending from the vertical].

- ovarium tamen saepssime ut in aliis speciebus 2-loculare invenimus, et character e filamentis sumptus laevioris momenti videtur; we find the ovary, however, very often is as in other species 2-locular, and the character taken from the filaments seems of more trifling importance.

- hactenus nonnisi semel inventus in fruticetis frondosis umbrosis, ineunte Septembri (S&A), thus far only once encountered in shady, leafy [i.e. deciduous] thickets, at the onset of September.

- nos saltem fungum bis modo inventum in herbis admodum heterogeneis, offendimus, we, at any rate, came upon the fungus, found only twice, on completely heterogeneous herbs.

- [fungus] semel ad dumeta umbrosa in stercore passerino exempla adolescentia maturaque mixta inventa (S&A), discovered once in shaded [thorn] thickets on sparrow dung, adolescent and mature specimens mixed.

- [fungus] semel ad ligna putridissima cellaris inventa Januario (S&A), discovered one time on the very decayed woods of a cellar in [the month of] January.

- hyphae vegetativae in interstitiis inter cellulas vaginae foliaris et medulla caulis reproductivi et testa seminum intima inventae, vegetative hyphae found in the interstices within cells of the leaf sheath and the pith of the reproductive stem and the innermost seed coat.


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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