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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
Tract, treatise: see tractatus,-us (s.m.IV).
Tract, region, expanse, “a defined [e.g. for real estate purposes] or undefined [e.g. unexplored land] region, quarter or stretch of land, with or without precise boundaries: plaga,-ae (s.f.I), abl.sg. plaga, q.v.: flat surface; region, tract, zone; tractus,-us (s.m.IV), acc. sg. tractum, abl.sg. tractu, nom.& acc. pl. tractus, gen.pl. tractuum, dat.& abl.pl. tractibus; see plaga,-ae (s.f.I),

- plaga ardens or plaga fervida, the torrid zone.

- plaga septentrionalis, northern regions.

- ad orientalem plagam, on the east, in the eastern quarter.

- ad septentrionalem plagam collis, on the northern side of the hill.

- nemorosi frutectosique tractus, regions full of open woodlands and shrubs.

- a tractu montium Expedition Range usque ad plagam altam Buckland's tableland in montibus nemorosis basalticis 1000-2000' altis (F. Mueller), from the territory of the Expedition Range mountains to the Buckland’s tableland high district in wooded basalt mountains.

- hepaticae amazonicae et andinae quas in itinere suo per tractus montium et fluviorum Americae aequinoctialis decerpsit R. Spruce, liverworts Amazoniana and Andean which R. Spruce in his journey through the regions of mountains and rivers of Equatorial America gathered (Stearn 1983) [note tractus here is in the acc. pl.]

- musci Alleghanienses sive spicilegia muscorum atque hepaticarum quos in itinere a Marylandia usque ad Georgiam per tractus montium decerpserunt, mosses of the Alleghanies or gleanings of mosses and hepatics plucked up on a trip from Maryland to Georgia through mountain regions.

- in collibus graniticis tractus Futters Range et in montibus Mayday-Hills (F. Mueller), in the granitic uplands of the region of the Futters Range and in the mountains of the Mayday Hills.

- in tractu litorali prope portum Lincoln (F. Mueller), in the coastal region near port Lincoln.

- a montibus Grampians et promontorio Cape Otway per Tasmaniam et passim per Australiae felicis et Novae Austro-Cambriae tractus litorales silváticos (F. Mueller), from the Grampian mountains and the promontory Cape Otway throughout Tasmania and everywhere throughout the coastal forested regions of Australia and New South Wales.

- in planitiebus basalticis a tractu Peak Range usque ad prata Darling's Downs (F. Mueller), on the basaltic plaines from the Peak Range tract to the Darling’s Downs meadows.

- [moss] serpentino tractu utplurimum erigitur cum masculus tum femineus (Hedw.), it is raised up [i.e. arises] for the most part in the Serpentine region, not only the male, but also the female [sc. stem or truncus (s.m.II)].

 

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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