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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
turfosus,-a,-um (adj.A), turfaceus,-a,-um (adj.A); = “torfaceous, “growing in bogs or mosses” (Lindley); “= torfaceus,-a,-um (adj.A), growing in bogs” (Jackson): peaty; in masses “of partially carbonized vegetable tissue formed by partial decomposition in water of various plants and esp. of mosses of the genus Sphagnum” (WIII);

- locos humidos nivales v. turfosos amantes (Mueller), loving moist snowy or peaty places.

- (moss) [Bruchia palustris] In locis uliginosis et turfosis ad fossarum margines Thuringiae (Mueller), in marshy and peaty places on the margines of ditches of Thuringia.

- in profundis turfosis per fere totam Europam septentrionalem (C. Mueller), in deep, peaty [sc. locis] places throughout almost all of northern Europe.

- [moss] per partem sylvaticam et subsylvaticam totius alpium tractus et Germaniae septentrionalis torfaceis, raro tamen et valde sporadice; in Scandinavia et Lapponia multo frequentior (C. Mueller), throughout the forested and somewhat forested part of the entire region of the alps and in boggy [places] of northern Germany, yet rarely and very sporadically; in Scandinavia and Lapland much more frequent.

 

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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