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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
Tempus,-oris (s.n.II), abl.sg. tempore: time, q.v.; the right time, the appropriate, fitting or appointed time, the proper period, the right season; a period of time, a time; see period; age; duration, season;

- tempus diei, time of day, day-time.

- tempora anni, the times of the year (i.e. the seasons).

- tempore florenti, at the time of flowering; cf. anthesis.

- [Hibiscus mutabilis] corolla matutino tempore alba, meridie pallido-incarnata, vespere rosea (DeCandolle), the corolla in the morning time white,at noon pale-flesh-color, in the evening rose-red.

- folia tempore fructificationis tenuia, postea cadentia, leaves in the time of fructification thin, afterwards falling.

- spatium (s.n.II) temporis, space of time, duration of time, interval.

- tempus (s.n.III) vernum, abl. sg. tempore verno, the time of spring.

- tempus (s.n.III) dehiscens (adj.B), abl. sg. tempore dehiscenti: time of dehiscing, ‘dehiscing time;’

- fructibus tempore dehiscenti iam friabilibus, with the fruits at the dehiscing time already friable.

- tempore florenti, in flowering time, blooming time (florens,-entis, part. B).

- ex tempore, instantaneously, on the spur of the moment.

- perichaetia quum matura elateribus ex tempore erumpentibus, perichaetia when mature with elaters instantaneously bursting out.

- in tempore, at the right, proper or appropriate time, in time;

- varietas in caulibus petiolisque Urticae dioicae tempore pluvio aliquoties lecta, the variety on stems and petioles of Urtica dioica in the rainy season several times collected.

- elateribus in tempore ex poris germinationis erumpentibus, with the elaters in tme bursting out of germination pores.

- ad hoc tempus cum Jung. inflata confusa, sed semper stolonibus et cellulis magnis mox distinguenda (Lindberg), to this time confused with Jungermannia inflata, but always is soon distinguished by the stolons and large cells.

Sometimes used to indicate the (specified) season, such as a rainy season, or the ‘weather,’ i.e., ‘rainy weather;’ see ‘weather;’

- (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].

hactenus (adv.), q.v.: thus far, until now = ad hoc tempus.

a. illo tempore (abl.), an abverbial phrase), 'then, at that time': syn. tum (adv.), tunc (adv.) 'then, thereupon;’ tunc temporis, ‘at that time;’

- hieme ineunte illo tempore folia cadentia, with winter coming in at that time leaves falling.

b. illo tempore (abl.), an adverbial phrase), as part of a correlation: ‘when,’ (cum (conj.), quum (conj.), ubi (adv.) ... ‘then’ ... illo tempore;

- planta ubi madida illo tempore patens, plant when moist (then) at that time spreading.

- quum elateres ex thallo erumpentes illo tempore sporae marurescentes, when elaters bursting from the thallus, then spores becoming mature.

 

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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