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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
Lapillus,-i (s.m.II), abl. sg. lapillo: a small stone, a pebble, a small, rounded stone, especially one worn smooth by the action of water or wind; see pebble;

- [OSCILLATORIA TORTA; algae] Caespes aut fluctuans, aut lapillis adnascens, biuncialis & ultra, atroviridis, substrato nullo limoso insidens (Agardh), the clump [i.e. bed] either undulating, or growing on pebbles, two inches and beyond, blackish-green, seated on no silty substrate.

- [lichen] in insula árctica Freti Behringiani (Wright), in locis collinis nudis, supra lapillos silaceos, etc., ex Tuck. l. c. (Nyl.), on the arctic island of the Behring Strait (Wright), in bare, hilly places upon yellowish-brown pebbles, etc., according to Tuckerman in the places cited.

 

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