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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
Serpyllum,-i (s.n.II) (also serpillum,-i (s.n.II), also serpullum,-i (s.n.II)): thyme, wild-thyme: Thymus vulgaris L.: thymus,-i (s.m.II) “old Greek name used by Theophrastus either for this plant or for savory” (Bailey 1949).

Thymus Serpyllum L. Mother-of-Thyme, “Serpyllum” > Greek ‘creeping,’ a pre-Linnaean name” Bailey (1949). Savory = species in Satureja L.

- [moss] Bryum ampullaceum foliis serpylli pellucidis, collo crassiore (Jaeg.Sauerb), Bryum ampullaceum with the leaves of thyme, pellucid, with a thicker neck [i.e. of the capsule].

- [moss] Bryum pendulum Serpylli folio rotundiore pellucido (JaegSauerb), Bryum pendulum with the leaf of Serpyllum [i.e. thyme], rounder, pellucid.

- Paronychia orienialis humifusa, Serpilli folio, Paronychia orienialis [spread over the ground], with the leaf of thyme [i.e. serpyllum].

- Polygonum maritimum minus, foliolis Serpilli, Polygonum maritimum, smaller, with the leaflets like thyme [serpyllum].

- Polygonum alterum pusillo vermiculato Serpilii folio, Polygonum alterum with the leaf small, like a worm, of thyme [Serpyllum].

 

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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