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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
nivalis,-e (adj.B): “growing near snow, or appearing at a season when snow is on the ground” (Lindley); pertaining to snow, snowy, snow-like; cf. pruinatus,-a,-um (adj.A), 'frosted;' cf. glacialis,-e (adj.B): frozen, glacial; of or appropriate to ice; characterized by ice;

- Mount Hood, in rivulo nivali, Mount Hood, in snow-rivulet.

- e planitiebus in regiones nivales ascendentes (Mueller), from the plains ascending into snowy regions.

- in terra, arboribus et aquis, saepe amphibie, viventes per orbem terrarum totum in locis humidis vix nivalibus (Mueller), amphibiously living on land, trees and water, often amphibiously living throughout the whole world of lands in moist places, scarcely snowy.

- locos humidos nivales v. turfosos amantes (Mueller), loving moist snowy or peaty places.

- ad limitem nivalem (DeCandolle), at the snow [sc. perpetual] boundary.

- in locis uliginosis ad profluvia aquae nivalis in Alpibus Sibiricis supra Tschala (DeCandolle), in soaking places in the out-pourings of snow water in the Siberian Alps above Tschala.

- [Pyrenopsis fuliginea, lichen]] in Finmarkia Lapponiae norvegicae ad rupes calcareas aqua nivali suffusas (Nyl.), in Finmark of the norwegian Lapponia on calcareous rocks washed over with snow water.

Andreaea nivalis [a moss]; Cardamine nivalis; Galanthus nivalis L., Snowdrop; Draba nivalis, a plant of high latitudes; Ranunculus nivalis.

Platysma nivale (a lichen)

 

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