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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
shrubby, bushy;

1. (habit): dumalis,-e (adj.B), bushy, bristly, prickly; frutectosus,-a,-um (adj.A), full of bushes or shrubs, shrubby; shrubby, bushy; fruticosus,-a,-um (adj.A), q.v., ‘having a shrubby habit;’ dumalis,-e (adj.B) 'bristly, bushy' as in a thorny shrub; ramosissimus,-a,-um (adj.A), very much branched; ramosus,-a,-um (adj.A), branched, full of branches;

- smilax spinosis frutectosa ramis, a bushy smilax with spiny branches.

Filament Thallus = Fruticose Thallus, “a Lichen having a shrub-like thallus” (Jackson): thallus,-i (s.m.II) fruticosus (adj.A), abl. sg. thallo fruticoso.

2. (habitat): dumosus,-a,-um (adj.A), full of [thorny or spiny] bushes; frutectosus,-a,-um (adj.A), full of bushes or shrubs, shrubby; shrubby, bushy; fruticatus,-a,-um (adj.A), shrubby, full of shrubs or bushes; senticosus,-a,-um (adj.A), brambly, briary, thorny, full of thorny bushes; virgulteus,-a,-um (adj.A), virgultus,-a,-um (adj.A), covered with brush, brushwood or scrub;

- in fruticatis desertis ad flumina Murray et Darling (F. Mueller) in fruticated [i.e. shrubby] deserts at the rivers Murray and Darling.

- in valle virgulta nemorosaque, in a valley full of brush and woodlands.

- nemorosi frutectosique tractus, regions full of open woodlands and shrubs.
shrubby, somewhat: fruticulosus,-a,-um (adj.A).
shrubby, becoming; somewhat shrubby: frutescens,-entis (part.B); fruticans,-antis (part.B); fruticant, becoming shrubby, ‘growing into a shrublike plant’ (Jackson); fruticatus,-a,-um (cf. suffrutescens,-entis (adj.B), somewhat shrubby, slightly woody at the base; see frutescens,-entis (part.B);

- herbae scandentes, fruticantes, herbs climbing [i.e. viney], becoming shrubby.

- herbae rarius frutescentes, foliis alternis integris divisisve(B&H), herbs, more rarely somewhat shrubby, with leaves alternate, entire or divided.
shrubby association of species, thicket: dumetum,-i (s.n.II), abl. sg. dumeto, thorn-scrub, thicket, thorn-hedge; frutectum,-i (s.n.II), abl. sg. frutecto, a place full of shrubs or bushes; shrubby association of species; a thicket; fruticetum,-i (s.n.II), q.v., abl. sg. fruticeto; enticetum,-i (s.n.II), abl. sg. senticeto: a briar or brier-thicket, thorn-brake, a thicket of spiney shrubs, especially of the genus Rubus (black- or rasp-berry); virgulta,-orum (pl.n.II), abl.pl. virgultis: contraction of virguletum - bush, thicket, copse, shrubbery, undergrowth, brushwood, a place of low shrubby vegetation; see brake, hedge, bramble; see thicket.

 

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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