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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
nigritus,-a,-um (adj.A): black, an adjective used by F. Mueller, who also uses niger,-ra,-rum (adj.A); the adjective may have a diminutive force, such as nigrellus,-a,-um, or nigridus,-a,-um, or nigridiusculus, ‘somewhat black, blackish;’

- stigma nigritum (F. Mueller), the stigma black.

- sepalis nigritis obtusis inter se aequilongis (F. Mueller), with the sepals black, obtuse between themselves equally long.

- semina e viridi-fusco nigrita (F. Mueller), the seeds from greenish-brownish black to black.

- antherae 6 nigritae subrotundae (F. Mueller), anthers 6 black, nearly round.

- antheris 4 nigritis (F. Mueller), with anthers 4, black.

- seminibus nigritis vix nitentibus rugulosis (F. Mueller), with the seeds black scarcely shining, rugulose.

- caules nigriti simplices (F. Mueller), the stems black, unbranches.

- capsula ex oliváceo nigrita, duriuscula (F. Mueller), the capsule from olive to black, rather hard.

- seminibus nigritis compresso-ovatis minutim livideque strophiolatis vix areoligeris (F. Mueller), with the seeds black, compressed-ovate, minutely and lividly strophiolate, scarcely areolate.

 

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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