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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
Stercus,-oris (s.n.III), abl.sg. stercore; syn. fimus, merda: dung; see dung; syn. merda,-ae (s.f.I), fimus,-i (s.m.II);

- stercus equinum, horse manure, horse droppings.

- ad stercus bovinum, on cow droppings.

- in stercore bovino per regiones subalpinas (C. Mueller), on cow dung throughout subalpine regions.

- in stercore ovino, in sheep marure.

- [fungi] in stercore leporino hinc inde crescit (S&A), it grows here and there on the droppings of hares.

- [fungi] ad stercus capreolinum in udis inter Polytricha gregarium (S&A), on the scat of roe deer in soaked places gregarious among Polytricha [mosses].

- [fungi] semel gregaria lecta aliquot exempla (variarum aetatum) e stercore vaccino pronata, in via graminosa umbrosa sylvatica (S&A), once some colonial samples collected (of various life stages) prostrate from cow-dung, in a grassy, shaded sylvan path.

- [moss] Patria. In praeruptis frigidis nivosis montis Hoheneck et Kastelberg tract. Vogesorum ad terram in stercore vaccino (Mueller), Homeland. in frigid snowy cliffs of the mountain Hoheneck and Kastelberg. in the Vogesian region on soil on cow manure.

- [moss] ex habitu modoque crescendi i. e. in stercore vaccino Splachnaceis similis (C. Mueller), from the habit and manner of growth [= gerund, gen.sg.] similar to the Splachnaceae, that is, in cow manure.

- [fungi] stercora passim obtegit animalium variorum, locis humentibus sylvaticis vel alio modo umbrosis jacentia — succerdas , muscerdas etc. coelo praesertim madente (S&A), everywhere it covers over the droppings thrown down of various animals, in moist forest places or,in another place, only shady places - swine dung, mouse dung etc. primarily in wet weather.

- [fungi] praeter stercus vaccinum et equinum, quae vulgaris incolit, aliquoties etiam in succerda, et insignis quidem statura ac luxurie, nobis visus: minor contra et delicatior in fimo capreolino, locis umbrosis humentibus jacente (S&A), besides cow and horse dung, which it inhabits in common, sen at different times by us even on pig excrement, and certainly remarkable in stature and luxuriance: on the other hand it is smaller and more delicate on the skat of the roe deer, thrown down in shady, moist places.

- [fungi] semel ad dumeta umbrosa in stercore passerino exempla adolescentia maturaque mixta inventa (S&A), discovered once in shaded [thorn] thickets on sparrow dung, adolescent and mature specimens mixed.

- [fungi] frequens tempore humente rejectamenta varia, stipulas, rammulos, folia etc. imo stercus vaccinum incolit (S&A), it inhabits frequently in moist weather various litter, culms [i.e. hay], twigs, leaves etc. even cow dung.

 

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 2010-2017

 
 
 
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