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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
tristis,-e (adj.B): sad, dull-colored, melancholic, gloomy, sullen, somber; of taste: harsh, disagreeable, bitter; of smell, offensive, foul; comp. tristior,-ius (adj.B); superl. tristissimus,-a,-um (adj.A); see dull, matt; see unhappy;

Salix alba var. tristis, with a ‘weeping’ habit; sad; Weeping Willow.

- Carex tristis M.Bieb.; Cyperus tristis Kunth; Gahnia tristis Nees; Mariscus tristis Kuntze; Scleria tristis A.St.-Hil.; Cetraria tristis, a brownish black lichen.

- Cirsium triste A.Kern.; Carpesium triste Maxim.; Eriophorum triste (Th.Fr.) Hada & Á. Löve

- Hieracium tristiceps Dahlst. ex A.Hamberg; Taraxacum tristiceps Soest; Hieracium tristicolor Ohlsen; Carpesium tristiforme Hand.-Mazz.

- monoica, parvula, intricato-caespitosa, triste-viridis (Austin), monoicous, somewhat small, intricate-turfed, dull-green.

- tristis anhelitus oris, a foul breath of the mouth.

- palus vapore tristi, a swamp with an offensive (smelling) vapor.

Cirsium tristissimum Kitam.

 

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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