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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
Juniper: juniperus,-i (s.f.I), abl. sg. junipero, the juniper-tree; Juniperus L., a genus of trees, the gender is feminine: J. virginiana; = Greek arkeuthos (s.f.II), juniper, Juniperus macrocarpa; also Phoenician cedar, Juniperus phoenicea; also prickly cedar, Juniperus oxycedrus; dwarf juniper, Juniperus communis (Liddell & Scott);

- ARCYTHOPHYTUM, a vocibus Arkeuthos, ‘juniperus’ & phyton, ‘planta’ derivatur. Plantae staminibus paucis fructu epimeno, cujus natura , pulposa, uti baccae juniperi (Necker), Arcythophytum, derived from the words Arkeuthos, ‘juniper’ and phyton, plant. Plants with few stamens, the fruit epimenous, the nature of this pulpy, as the berries of the juniper.

Arceuthobium, Mistletoe, > Gk. arceuthos, the juniper + bios, life, “the plants being parasites on Juniperus and related trees” (Fernald 1950).
juniper, pertaining to or resembling, juniperous: junipereus,-a,-um (adj.A), juniperinus,-a,-um (adj.A);

- in ligno junipereo, on juniperous wood.

Polytrichum juniperinum, a moss; Tremella juniperina, a fungus; Dianthus juniperinus; Dianthus juniperinus: foliis subulatis pungentibus (DeCandolle), Dianthus juniperinus, with leaves subulate, piercing.

 

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