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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
Suburb, “an outlying part of a city or town; a smaller place adjacent to .. a city...;” suburbs (plural) “the residential area on the outskirts of any city or large town;” suburbs (plural), “the near vicinity: periphery, environs” (WIII): suburbanium,-ii (s.n.II) (sc. praedium, q.v., i.e. a suburban farm or estate) an estate near Rome, a suburban villa; suburbium,-ii (s.n.II), abl. sg. suburgio, a suburb [> L. sub, ‘at or near something large’ + urbs, gen.sg. urbis (s.f.III), city];

- in suburbiis Cantoniensibus Sinarum (DeCandolle), in the suburbs residing in Canton [a commercial city in SE China] of the Chinas [i.e. the Empire, Republic, provinces, etc.].

Robert Sweet (1783–20 January 1835), an English botanist who published several beautifully illustrated works on plants cultivatd in British gardens and hothouses. He was the author of numerous new species. He published Hortus Suburbanus Londinensis (1818) ‘the suburban garden of London;’:

- Adenandra tetragona Sweet h. suburb, p. 46. (DeCandolle); h. = hortus, suburb. = suburbanus.

- Mathiola graeca (Sweet hort. suburb. 147.).

- Mathiola annua (Sweet h. suburb. 147.) (DeCandolle).

 

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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