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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
ped. (abbrev.):

1. an abbreviation for pedunculus,-i (s.m.II), q.v., in old bryophyte texts, referring to the seta;

- theca in ped. longo stramineo, theca on a long, stramineous pecuncle (seta).

- (moss) theca in ped. pluries decurvato longe exserto flavido reclinata (C. Mueller), the theca on a peduncle [ped. = pedunculo, or seta] curved down many times, long exserted, yellowish, [the theca] bent downward.

2. an abbreviation for pes (s.m.III), gen. sg. pedis, abl.sg. pede, a foot in length or height;

- Patria. Prom. bon. spei: Dutoitskloof prope Schönfeld altitud. 1800 ped. (C. Mueller), Native place. The Cape of Good Hope: Dutoitskloof near Schönfeld, 1800 feet in altitude.

- in sylvis piniferis humidis montium Himalayae altitud. 9000 ped. prope Deorah (C. Mueller), in humid piniferous forests of the Himalayan mountains at an altitude of 9000 feet near Deorah.

- frutex densus 3-4 ped. altus (F. Mueller), a dense shrub 3-4 feet high.

 

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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