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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
salsus,-a,-um (part.A): salted, salt, saline, compar. salsior,-ius (adj.B), superl. salsissimus,-a,-um (adj.A) [> L. salio (sallio), salsum, 3. to salt down, to salt salted, salt];

- vadum saltum (adj.B), a salt body of water.

- fluctus saltus, the salt tide, salt water.

- guttae salsae, salty drops.

- lacrimae salsae, salt tears.

- prope lacum salsum Inderienseni (DeCandolle), near the salt lake Inderiensis.

- algae semper marinae et maria salsiora praeferentes, raro loca sole exposita inhabitantes (Agardh), an algae that is always marine and preferring the more salty seas, rarely inhabiting places exposed to the sun.

- in locis salsis udis imperii Ruthenici (DeCandolle), in wet, salty places of the [autonomous region of Rhuthenia].

- in palustribus salsis Sibiriae (DeCandolle), in the saline swamps of Siberia.

- in praeruptis limosis ad lacum salsum Inderiensem deserti Kirghisorum (DeCandolle), in the muddy cliffs on the salt lake Inderiensis of the desert of the Kirghisi.

- [Nuphar advena] in fossis et lacubus aquae dulcis et etiam aquae salsae in America bor.— (DeCandolle), in the waterways and lakes of fresh water and also of salt water in North America [borealis].

- mare salsissimum, the Dead Sea.

- aqua salsa,-ae (s.f.I), ‘salty or salted water;’ see brine.

- species 1, regionis Mediterráneae incola, praesertim in maritimis salsisque frequens (B&H), species 1, a dweller of the Mediterranean region, primarily in maritime and salty places.

- [Cheiranthus salinus] ad Sibiriae, Tatariae salinas (DeCandolle), at the saltworks of Sibiria, Tataria.

- in desertis salsis Sibiriae, in arena mobili Tauriae (DeCandolle), in the salt deserts of Sibiria, in the shifting sand [desert] of Tauria [Taurasia].

- in [sc. locis] maritimis salsis (DeCandolle), in maritime [i.e. places near the sea], saline places.

- in [sc. locis] salsis pascuis Bohemiae (DeCandolle), in the saline pastural places of Bohemia.

- [alga] in stagnis aquae subsalsae prope Cromer in Ängliae (Braun), in a somewhat salty pool near Cromer in England.

Cochlearia salsa “salsuginosa” (DeCandolle), growing in places inundated with salt water.

Salsola L., Saltwort, “salty, from the Latin salsus” (Fernald 1950); Russian Thistle, “they are generally salt-soil plants, often prickly but not true thistles. Chenopodiaceae” (Stearn 1996); salsoloides (adj.A), resembling Salsola: Linum salsoloides; salsolifolius,-a,-um (adj.A), with the leaves of Salsola: Eriostemon salsolifolia.

salsoloideus,-a,-um (adj.A): resembling Salsola;

- fruticulus rigidus, salsoloideus, suberectus v. diifusus (B&H), a small shrub, rigid, resembling Salsola, nearly erect or defuse.

NOTE: not salio,-ui, saltum, 4, to leap, spring, bound, jump.

 

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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