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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
ochraceus,-a,-um (adj.a): ochraceous, ochre-yellow, yellowish-brown; “ochre color; yellow, imperceptibly changing to brown” (Lindley) “ochre-colored, yellow with a tinge of red” (Jackson); (bryology) “ochre-colored, brownish yellow” (Magill 1990); (in fungi) “ochre-yellowish; ochre-colored; S II, 29 is between Cinnamon Buff R. XXIX and Antimony Yellow R XV and the same as MP 11 J 7; Saccardo’s color is not quite the same as Yellow Ochre R XV or MP 11 L 7.” (S&D) [> L. and Gk. ochra,-ae (s.f.I), ochre, yellow ochre, a kind of earth that yields a yellow color]; see ‘ocherous;’ see ‘ocher’ for colors;

- [P. lurida] recens ac humida disco albido-caesia vel incana, margine subtusque ex ochreo fuscescens (s&A), fresh and moist, with the disk whitish-caesius [i.e. blue, gray-blue] or grayish-white, at the margin and below darkening [i.e. becoming grayish-brown] from ochreous [i.e. ochraceous, or yellowish-brown] to fuscescent.

- [algae] species autem Dilleniana ochracea est, fusca, pulla vel interdum viridis, quae notae in nostram sane non cadunt (Agardh), the Dillenian species, however, is ochraceous [i.e. ocher-yellow], grayish-brown, blackish-gray or sometimes green, which characters are decidedly not suitable to our [species].

- [lichen] thallus podetiis gracilescentibus vel gracilibus mediocris altitudine (1 -3-pollicaribus), axi pallide ochraceo arachnoideo-tomentoso aut denudato (Nyl.), with podetia tending to slenderness or moderately slender, (1 – 3 inches in height, with the axis pale ochraceous [i.e. yellow-brown] arachnoid-tomentose [i.e. like spider-webs] or bare.

- arbuscula simpliciter ramosa, ramis foliis et inflorescentia ochraceo-tomentosis (B&H), a small tree ‘simply’ [i.e. once-] branched, with the branches, leaves and inflorescence ochraceo-tomentose [i.e. with a yellow-brown tomentum].

(Fungi) Fusco-boletinus ochraceoroseus; Chroogomphus ochraceus; Laccaria ochropurpurea.

ochroleucus,-a,-um (adj.A): ochroleucous, ochre-white; “yellowish-white” (Fernald 1950); “the same as ‘ochraceus,’ but much whiter” (Lindley); “yellowish white, buff; (in fungi) “pale ochraceous or buffish; S II, 28 is the same as Naples Yellow R XVI and MP 10 F 3.” (S&D); see buff;

silaceus,-a,-um (adj.A), q.v., also silacius,-a,-um (adj.A) “like ochre, of ochre” (Lewis & Short) [> L. sil, gen.sg. silis (s.n.III), abl. sg. sile: “a kind of yellowish earth, yellow ochre” (Lewis & Short)].

Sil, gen.sg. silis (s.n.III), abl. sg. sile: “a kind of yellowish earth, yellow ochre” (Lewis & Short)].

[Orchid] Acampe ochracea; Angraecum ochraceum; Bletilla ochracea; Bulbophyllum ochraceum; Gastrochilus ochraceus.

 

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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