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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
terrestris,-e (adj.B): terrestrial, growing on the ground or soil, as opposed to rocks, trees or in water.

            singular                        plural
          m., f.      n.                 m.,f.         n.
 Nom.  terrestris terrestre           terrestres   terrestria
 Gen.        terrestris                     terrestrium
 Dat.        terrestri                      terrestribus
 Acc.   terrestrem terrestre         terrestres   terrestria
 Abl.         terrestri                     terrestribus
NOTE: The nominative masculine singular in certain Latin adjectives ending in -er (of classical usage), is rather -is, following the usage of Linnaeus: Lathyrus palustris (not paluster), Lathyrus sylvestris (not sylvester), Ranunculus acris (not acer), Scirpus palustris (not paluster) (Stearn 1983 p. 95).

- planta terrestris, interdum hemiepiphytica vel epiphytica, plant terrestrial, sometimes partly-epiphytic or epiphytic.

- plantae epiphyticae, raro rupestres vel terrestres, plants epiphytic, rarely rupestral or terrestrial.

- plantae thallosae, parvae, terrestres, raro natantes, plants thallose, small, terrestrial, rarely floating (Steph.)

Pedilochilus terrestris; Santolina terrestris; Dendrobium terrestre; Epidendrum terrestre

 

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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