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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
sticky, gluey, glutinous, viscous, clammy, tacky, q.v.: adhaerens,-entis (part.B),’ adhesive, adhering;’ adhaesus,-a,-um (part.A), ‘stuck to, adhered to;’ adherens,-entis (part.B), ‘adherent, adhering, sticking to another organ;’ glutinosus,-a,-um (adj.A),’ gluey, viscous, tenacious;’ ixodes,-odis, “like a sticky substance, like bird-lime;” mucosus,-a,-um (adj.A) 'full of mucus,' mucilaginus,-a,-um (adj.A), q.v., ‘sticky when wet, slimy;’ tenax,-acis (adj.B), ‘sticky, clinging, adhesive;’ viscidus,-a,-um (adj.A) 'sticky, viscid, more sticky than slimy;' viscosus,-a,-um (adj.A) 'sticky; viscidus,-a,-um (adj.A), ‘sticky like bird-lime;’ cf. tenax,-acis (adj.B), ‘sticky, clinging, adhesive;’ see adherent, tacky, glutinous; see glue-, gluey-: see ix-, ixo- in Gk. comp.; see slimy;

- (fungus) pileus lubricus potius tempore humido quam viscosus (S&A), the pileus lubricous [i.e. smooth and slippery] rather in moist weather than viscous [i.e. somewhat sticky].

- thalus ramosus, ad cuticulam rectalis larvarum Smittiae sp. scypho adherente affixus, thallus branched to the rectal cuticle of larvae of species of Smittia by an adherent scyphus.

- in nematodis per conidia adhaerentia parasitatur, it acts as a parasite on nematodes by means of adhering conidia.

- pileus valde glutinosus, the pileus strongly viscous.

- viscidicaulis,-e (adj.A), with sticky stem; viscidifolius,-a,-um (adj.A), with sticky leaves.

- tegumento subvilloso albido, guttis grossis viscosis obsito, with a covering somewhat villous, whitish, covered with coarse sticky droplets.

- semina in quoque loculo plurima reniformia in pulpa pellucida glutinosa nidulantia (F.Mueller), very many seeds in each locule kidney-shaped, nested in a glutinous [i.e. sticky] transparent pulp.

subglutinosus,-a,-um (adj.A); subviscosus,-a,-um (adj.A): ‘tacky, barely sticky to the touch, adhesive;’

- (Clavaria; fungus) frequentior antecedente, curta, inter gramina delitescens, recens lubrica subviscosa (S&A), more frequent than the preceding [sc. species], short [i.e. stumpy], laying hidden among grasses, fresh [sc. specimens] slippery, somewhat viscous [i.e. tacky].

Oxytropis ixodes (sticky) with adnate subglutinous stipules and viscid hairs and viscid warts, the calyx with viscid teeth, the legume glandular-viscid (Fernald 1950); Robinia viscosa, Clammy Locust, ‘sticky,’ ‘with branchlets and leaf-stalks clammy [i.e. sticky]’ (Fernald 1950); Senecio viscosus, “sticky”, a plant that is ‘heavily viscid-glandular’ (Fernald (1950).

 

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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