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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
thamn-, thamno-, -thamnius,-a,-um (adj.A): (in Gk. comp.) -bush, -shrub [> Gk. thamnos (s.m.II), a bush, shrub], usually describing a habit with many branches (bushy); with small branches or twigs; see shrub; see twig;

- microthamnius, full of small branches.

- dendrio-thamnodes “(obsol.) a thallus, branched like a bush” (Lindley).

Halothamnus,-i (s.m.II), Saltbush, > Gk. (h)als, ‘salt’ + thamnos, ‘bush;’ Thamnobryum,-i (s.m.II), a pleurocarpous moss in reference to the bushy habit with a stipe below a branching crown; Rhodothamnus,-i (s.m.II), > Gk. rhodo-, ‘red’ + thamnos, a shrub; “from the rosy flowers of this alpine shrub. Ericacese” (Stearn 1996).

Thamnidium,-ii (s.n.II). From thamnos, a twig, the appearance of the plant when under the microscope. Mucoraceae. A minute plant found on putrid substances (Paxton).

Thamnochortus, Bergius. From thamnos, a shrub, and chortos, grass; habit of the plant. Restiaceae. (Paxton).

 

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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