www.mobot.org Research Home | Search | Contact | Site Map  
 
Research
W³TROPICOS
QUICK SEARCH

MO PROJECTS:
Africa
Asia/Pacific
Mesoamerica
North America
South America
General Taxonomy
Photo Essays
Training in Latin
  America

MO RESEARCH:
Wm. L. Brown Center
Bryology
GIS
Graduate Studies
Research Experiences
  for Undergraduates

Imaging Lab
Library
MBG Press
Publications
Climate Change
Catalog Fossil Plants
MO DATABASES:
W³MOST
Image Index
Rare Books
Angiosperm
  Phylogeny

Res Botanica
All Databases
INFORMATION:
What's New?
People at MO
Visitor's Guide
Herbarium
Jobs & Fellowships
Symposium
Research Links
Site Map
Search

Projects
 
Introduction


Browse by Keyword


Search


Abbreviations


Bibliography


Resources


A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
Reliquiae,-arum (pl.f.I), acc. pl. reliquias, abl.pl. reliquiis: remains, relics, remnants, leavings; the rest, the others, remainder of anything; remnants, fragments; mementoes; the remains [e.g. the estate] of a deceased person (e.g. a martyr) (Lewis & Short), the hereditamenta,-orum (pl.n.II); left behind by death; syn. reliquum,-i (s.n.II), abl. sg. reliquo, q.v. [> L. relinquo, see relinquens]. Reliquiae has been used of sets of specimens distributed from collections of a collector at his or her death see trace;

- rhizoma breve, cauliforme, nudum v. petiolorum reliquiis obtectum (B&H), rhizome short, stem-like, naked or clothed with the remains of the petioles.

- reliquiis sepalorum petalorumque extus adnatis, fila 16, mentorum basibus faucem cláudentibus v. circumdantibus (B&H), remains of the sepals and petals on the outside adnate, the filaments 16, with the bases of the menta shutting up or surrounding the throat.

- fructus sepalis concrescentibus reliquias stigmatis gerentibus subtentus, fruit subtended by the grown-together sepals bearing the remnants of the stigma.

- semina tanta in his capsulis quanta in omnibus reliquiis non visa, the seeds so large in these capsules as not seen in all the rest.

- reliquiae generis, the remains or the rest of the genus.

- pileus in superficie reliquias volvae universalis tenui-farinosas retinens, pileus on the surface the finely-mealy remains of the universal veil retaining.

- plerumque reliquiis basalibus, usually with basal remnants.

- fructus sepalis concrescentibus reliquias stigmatis gerentibus subtentus, fruit subtended by the grown-together sepals bearing the remnants of the stigma.

- reliquiis capsulae, with the remnants of the capsule.

- semina tanta in his capsulis quanta in omnibus reliquiis non visa, the seeds so large in these capsules as not seen in all the rest.

NOTE: bibliographic reliquiae:

- Justicia. Reliqu. Houston (Swartz); Justicia. Reliquiae Houston: William Houston, M.D. (1695?–1733), who collected in the West Indies, “He left a manuscript catalogue of the plants he had collected, with engravings on copper by himself.} Sir Joseph Banks published the catalogue in 1781 as 'Reliquiae Houstonianae' with the copper-plates (Wikipedia Dec. 2014).

- Reliq. Haenk. = Reliquiae Haenkeanae, seu, Descriptiones et icones plantarum :quas in America meridionali et boreali, in insulis Philippinis et Marianis collegit Thaddaeus Haenke /redegit et in ordinem digessit Carolus Bor. Presl. Cura Musei Bohemici; [Haenke’s reliquiae], or descriptions and pictures of plants which Thaddaeus Haenke collected in south and north America, and the Philippine and Mariana islands / Carl Bor. Presl redacted and arranged in order by the solicitude of the Bohemian Museum.

[Karel Bořivoj Presl (1794–1852), a Bohemian botanist who spent nearly 15 years producing the "Reliquiae Haenkeanae" (published from 1825 to 1835), a work based on botanical specimens collected in the Americas by Thaddaeus Haenke (Wikipedia Dec. 2014).

- Reliquiae Baldwinianae : selections from the correspondence of the late William Baldwin with occasional notes, and a short biographical memoir compiled by William Darlington [1843]

- On fossil reliquiae of unknown vegetables in the coat strata.

- Reliquiae Farlowianae. Distributed from the Farlow Herbarium of Harvard University. Sets for exchange of specimens distributed after Farlow’s death.

- RELIOUIAE ANTIQUIAE SCRAPS FROM ANCIENT MANUSCRIPTS, ILLUSTRATING CHIEFLY EARLY ENGLISH LITERATURE AND THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE.

NOTE: reliquiae = induviae,-arum (pl.f.I) [L. clothes) “1. persistent portions of the perianth, or leaves which wither, but do not fall off; 2. scale-leaves” (Jackson).

 

A work in progress, presently with preliminary A through R, and S, and with S (in part) through Z essentially completed.
Copyright © P. M. Eckel 2010-2017

 
 
 
© 1995-2017 Missouri Botanical Garden, All Rights Reserved
P.O. Box 299, St. Louis, MO 63166-0299
(314) 577-5100

E-mail
Technical Support