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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
Stillicidium,-ii (s.n.II), abl. sg. stillicidio: a liquid which falls drop by drop, a dripping moisture, falling rain, rain-water, falling from the eaves of houses or the ledges of rocks (seep-water);

- stillicidi casus lapidem cavat, the occurrance of dripping hollows out stone.

- Hab. Andes Quitenses ad fl. Pastasa, in stillicidiis calidis, it grows in the Quitensian Andes at the Pastasa river, in hot seeps.

Hymenostylium stillicidiorum (Mitt.) Broth., a moss, ‘of dripping places;’ the lichen Lichen stillicidiorum (probably Calplaca stillicidiora should be corrected to C. stillicidiorum as the epithet appears to be a neuter noun in the genitive plural; Placodium cerinum var. stillicidiorum.

 

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