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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
serotinus,-a,-um (adj.A), serotinalis,-e (adj.B): serotinous, serotinal, late-coming, late-maturing, late to leaf or to flower or to appear; in or of the evening; “appearing late in a season, or later than some other part or species allied to it” (Lindley); “produced late in the season, or the year, as in autumn” (Jackson; also S&D); late in flowering or ripening (Stearn 1996); “that comes or happens late, late-ripe, late, backward; in the evening” (Lewis & Short): serotinus,-a,-um (adj.A, serotinalis,-e (adj.B); opp. praecox, q.v.; see coaetaneus,-a,-um (adj.A), ‘with flowers all of the same age;’ see serus,-a,-um (adj.A) 'late;' see tardus,-a,-um (adj.A), ‘slow;’ see evening;

- matutinus et serotinus imber, early morning and late [i.e. evening] rain.

- imber serotina, the later rainy season [imber, gen. sg. imbris (s.m.III), rain, rainy season].

- tempora serotina, the hours of the evening.

- dies serotina, the evening, ‘late day’

- autunmo serotino et vere, in late autumn and spring.

- autumno maxime serotino, in extremely late autumn.

- autumno praesertim serotino: Oct. Nov (S&A), in autumn, especially late (autumn).

- baccae parvae virescentes serotinae (DeCandolle), berries small, greenish, serotinous [i.e. late in ripening].

- planta serotina floret Augusto! (Boissier), the plant late-blooming, flowering in August!

- [Odontites] differt ab O. verna et serotina pubescentia viscosa, (Boissier), it differs from O. verna and O. serotina by the viscous pubescence.

- [fungi] serotinus est noster, sed descriptioni Persoonianae ceterum exacte aggruus, locis suis passim obvius Octobri, Novembri (S&A), our (fungus-species) is late-developing, but it otherwise agrees precisely with the Persoonian description, everywhere encountered in its [own special] places in October, November.

- [fungus] arcte caespitosus vel fascicularis truncis putridis praeprimis abietinis innascitur fungus serotinus (S&A), a late-developing fungus tightly caespitose or in fascicles, arises primarily on rotted fir trunks.

- folium solitarium, radicale, serotinum, crasse petiolatum (B&H), the leaf solitary, basal, late-coming, thickly petiolate.

- [fungi] in stipitibus Anethi graveolentis siccis: autumno serotino et vere (S&A), on the dry stalks of Anethum graveolens: in late autumn and in spring.

- [fungi] serotinam habuimus exeunte Octobri(S&A), we have had it late at the end of October.

Auctumnus,-i (s.m.II), abl. sg. auctumno: autumn.

matutinus,-a,-um (adj.A): of or belonging to the morning, “happening early in the morning” (Lindley).

vernus,-a,-um (adj.A): vernal, pertaining to spring.

vespertinus,-a,-um (adj.A), vesperalis,-e (adj.B), vespertinalis,-e (adj.B): evening-blooming, opening, appearing or expanding in the evening, belonging to the evening, q.v.,

Pinus serotina Michx.; Ulmus serotina, the September-Elm.

Eupatorium serotinum (late-flowering) Fernald 1950. blooming in late August to October; Narcissus serotinus, Hyacinthus serotinus.

NOTE: coaetaneus, q.v. in Salix (Willows): when the flowers and leaves appear at the same time; 'serotinous' in Salix indicates when the catkins or aments develop later than the leaves.

 

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 2010-2018

 
 
 
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