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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
saline, salted, salty: salsus,-a,-um (part.A; see note) ‘salted;’ salinus,-a,-um (adj.A), “ growing in salt places. Having a salt taste” (Lindley); salarius,-a,-um (adj.A), of or belonging to salt, salt-; salsuginosus,-a,-um (adj.A), salsugineus,-a,-um (adj.A), “growing in places inundated with salt water” (Lindley); growing in brackish places, i.e. within the reach of salt water; “growing in salt marshes” (Stearn 1996);

- aqua (s.f.I) salsa, aqua salina, salty water

- aqua subsalsa, aqua subsalina, brackish water.

- palus salsa, salt marsh (Stearn).

- in aspergine salsa, in salt spray.

- Halocnemium cinereum “In locis salinis terrae Arnhem's Land et Australiae centralis” (F. Mueller), in saline places of the region Arnhem’s Land and of central Australia.

- in planitiebus praesertim paulo salinis fere totius Australia tropicae hactenus exploratae (HaegerSauerb.), in plains especially somewhat saline almost of all of tropical Australia thus far explored.

- species in littoribus et in desertis salsis obviae, species on shores and in salt deserts present.

- species littora lacuum salsorum habitantes, species the shore of salt lakes inhabiting.

- in locis humidis praesertim ripariis, nunc in pratis salinis, a sinu Moretón Bay usque ad flumen Murray et sinum Spencer's Gulf (F. Mueller), in wet places, particularly of river banks, sometimes in saline meadows, from the Gulf of Moreton Bay up to the River Murray and the bay of Spencer’s Gulf.

- in planitiebus argilloso-arenosis paulo salinis deserti juxta flumen Murray (F. Mueller), in the clayey-sandy plains, somewhat saline, of the desert beside the Murray River.

- in paludosis salsis Georgiae et Floridae (DeCandolle), in the salt swamps of Georgia and Florida.

- in planitiebus subsalinis ad sinus St. Vincent's Gulf (F. Mueller), in the somewhat saline planed at the Gulf of St. Vincent.

Brackish water: aqua,-ae (s.f.I) subsalsa; subsalinus,-a,-um (adj.A)

- in [sc. locis] Hungariae subsalsis (DeCandolle), in brackish places of Hungary.

Plain by the sea, a 'salt plain:' halipedum,-i (s.n.II), abl. sg. halipedo; see grassland.

- in planitiebus subsalinis ad sinus St. Vincent's Gulf (F. Mueller), in the nearly salty plains [i.e. salt plains] of the gulf of St. Vincent.

- in paludibus subsalinis ad South Port Tasmaniae (F. Mueller), in the brackish wetlands at Sout Port of Tasmania.

Taste, salty: sapore salsuginis, with the taste of salt (gen.sg.); somewhat salty: subsalinus,-a,-um (adj.A)

- herba pilis destituta, sapore subsalina, pluri-multicaulis (F. Mueller), an herb lacking hairs, with a somewhat salty taste, very many to many-stemmed.

NOTE: brackish, “somewhat salt: less salt than sea water but undrinkable” (WIII).

NOTE: salsugineus (adj.A) and salsuginosus (adj.A) refer to brackish places.

NOTE: the participle ‘salsus’ is from salio, salitum, 4. to salt down, to salt; not salio,-ui, to leap, bound, jump.

Ptychostomum salinum, in reference to its growth near the ocean in arctic tundra; Spergularia salina.

 

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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