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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
turning: contorquens,-entis (part.B): intertwining, contorting, twisting, twisting together; obvertens,-entis (part.B): turning towards anything, directing towards anything; torquens,-entis (part.B): winding, twisting, turning about.
turning around: versans,-antis (part.B): turning, bending, winding, twisting vertens,-entis (part.B), turning towards, facing; changing, altering; see bending.
turning: change of state or process of becoming is usually expressed by participle ending -escens or -ascens; see becoming;

- thallus lutescens, thallus turning yellow (Stearn). more exs.

- planta KOH flavescens, plant turning yellow in KOH.
of or belonging to a turn or turning: see tropical; see -tropic,-tropous,

-tropal.
-turning: in Gk. comp. -trop; -tropium,-ii (s.n.II):

Heliotropium L. Turnsole, Heliotrope, "The ancient name, from the Greek helios, the sun, and tope, a turn; ancient writers believing that it turns toward the sun in flowering" (Fernald 1950).
turning down or aside: deflectens,-entis (part.B);

- folium strictum praeter ad apicem valde deflectens, leaf straight except at the apex strongly bending backward.

turned towards the inside, opening on the inside, turned toward the axis, situated on the inner side of a filament, as an anther, introrse: introversus,-a,-um (part.A).

turned towards the outside, extrorse, opening on the outside, turned away from the axis, situated on the outer side of a filament, as an anther: extroversus,-a,-um (part.A).

turning toward the sun: or to the sun heliotropicus,-a,-um (adj.A).

turning or bending aside, a deflexion: deflexio,-onis (s.f.III), abl. sg. deflexionem.

turned upside down, transposed: see inversus,-a,-um (part.A)

full of turns: labyrinthine: daedaleus,-a,-um (adj.A) 'marked with sinuous intricate lines', labyrinthinus,-a,-um (adj.A), labyrintine; labyrintheus,-a,-um (adj.A), labyrinthicus,-a,-um (adj.A), labyrinthiformis,-e (adj.B),

‘of or belonging to a labyrinth, labyrinthine,'irregularly bent and crumpled' (Stearn 1983); flexuosus,-a,-um (adj.A), sinuosus,-a,-um (adj.A), ‘sinuous, sinuate, very sinuate, full of bendings, windings or curves;’ tortuosus,-a,-um (adj.A); cf. worm-shaped; see zigzag.

with many turns (adv.): flexuose (adv.), sinuose (adv.).

in turn, in their turn, in order, in their order: ordine (adv.), in ordinem, per ordinem, in ordine, ex ordine: in turn, in their turn, in order, in their order;

- genera describere omnia ordine, to describe all the genera in turn.

- tabulae in ordinem confectae, the plates completed in turn

in turn, by turns, alternately, taking turns, reciprocally: in vicem, invicem (adv.); per vices, alterne (adv.), alternatim (adv.);

- flores masculos atque femineos in vicem evolvens, developing masculine and feminine flowers in turns.

- gemmae foliaque alternatim sequentes, gemmae following leaves alternately.

in turn, conversely (in change of viewpoint): vicissim (adv.):

- alii auctores species caducas in Rosam includentes vicissim alii in genera Rubo, some authors including the caducous species in the genus Rosa, others in turn (include it) in the genus Rubus.

turns, successive; alternation: vicissitas,-atis (s.f.III), abl. sg. vicissitate:

- vicissitatem generationis exhibens, showing an alternation of generations.

 

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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