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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
nempe (conj.) 1. (in strengthing an assertion): (classically) indeed, truly, certainly, without doubt, doubtless, to be sure, assuredly, of course, unquestionably, obviously; 2. (parenthetical) namely, in other words; 3. (suggesting irony), to be sure; cf. nimirum, scilicet ‘of course;’ see certainly;

1. - carpella demum samaroidea (stylo nempe persistente in alam lanceolatam dilatato) (B&H), the carpels eventually samara-like (with the style certainly persistent, dilated into a lanceolate wing).

1. - [fungus] paullo post, temestate humida favente, fructifera deprehenditur cirrhulos nempe sphaerula sua triplo vel quadruplo longiores, simplices, tenues, asperos, dilutius opaciusve sordide virentes (S&A), somewhat afterward, in favorable humid weather, a fructiferous specimen is discovered, certainly, the cirrhuli [i.e. spore-horns] are three or four times longer than its own sphaerule, simple [i.e. undivided] thin, rough, a more dilute or more dull, dirty green.

2. - ramuli dicuntur clavati nempe in clavae formam apicem -versus incrassati; folia spathulata nempe subrotunda basi angustiore, sublineari; lanceolata nempe oblonga a basi in apicem acutum sensim attenuata, (Bridel), the branchlets are called clavate, namely, thickened toward the apex into the shape of a club; the leaves spathulate, in other words nearly round with a narrower, almost linear base; lanceolate, namely oblong, gradually attenuate from the base into an acute apex.

2. - sunt variationes hortenses parum notabiles, var. gynantherus, antheris nempe in carpella mutatis (DeCandolle), there are somewhat notable horticultural variations: var. gynantherus, with the anthers, in other words, altered into carpels.

2. - carpella oblongo-spicata, 2-ovulata; demum samaroidea (stylo nempe persistente in alam lanceolatam dilatato) (B&H), the carpels oblong-spicate, in the end like a samara (in other words with the persistent style dilated into a lanceolate wing).

2. - genus in sectiones 2 dividitur, nempe Cheiri, DC., siliqua ancipiti, stylo 0 et Cheiroides, D C , siliqua tetragona, stylo filiformi, seminibus marginatis (B&H), the genus is divided into two sections, namely [Cheiri] with a two-edged silique, with no style; and Cheiroides, DC., with a tetragonal silique.

2. - [moss] in paucissimis omnino plana, nempe superficie omni flexura et concavitate carente, deprehenduntur (Bridel), in a very few [sc. species] are found [with a surface] everywhere flat, that is, with the surface lacking any flexure and concavity.

2. - sori varii, nempe globosi, lineares, oblongive, sori various, namely globose, linear or oblong.

2. - truncus constans corporibus duobus, ligneo nempe et corticali (DeCandolle), the trunk consists of two bodies, namely the ligneous and the cortical.

2. - (moss) operculum in Pohlia elongata, Mnio caespititio pluribusque aliis mammillare vel papilliforme, nempe convexum, tubérculo parvo instar papillae medium occupante (Bridel), the operculum in Pohlia elongata, Mnium caespititium and many other [species] mammilar or papilliform, in other words, convex with a small tubercle like a papilla occupying the middle.



 

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