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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
various, “(obsol.) liable to change - of color” (Lindley); varied, variable “capable of taking on a number of different shapes, forms, colors, or other characters, while retaining its specific identity” (S&D), changeable: varius,-a,-um (adj.A) = “liable to change or modification” (Jackson); diversus,-a,-um (part.A) 'turned different ways, different, diverse;' multiformis,-e (adj.B) 'many-shaped;'

- sunt mihi specimina serici vario colore purpureo tincta, quae post 15-. jam annos splendorem & colorem servant in charta cum hoc Musco reposita, soli nempe & aëri non exposita (Dill.), I have, among my specimens of silk, those that are tinged with a variegated purple color, which even after 15- years, retain the radiance and color on a sheet of paper preserved with this Muscus [i.e. Coralloides], that is, not having been exposed to the sun and air. [Note: the species of Coralloides = Roccella tinctoria DC. = Lecanora tinctoria (DC.) Czerwiak; Roccells tinctoria = source of litmus dye, turning red or blue under acidic and basic conditions respectively].

multiplex,-icis (adj.B) 'various, multiplex;'

- semina forma situ et directione varia, seeds as to form position and direction varied (Stearn 1983).

Equisetum arvense L. fo. varium (Milde) Klinge, variable.

“The common Receptacle, (receptaculum commune), is of wide circumference, and contains a multitude of flowers. It is of the following kinds: Various, (receptaculum varium), when the common receptacle is smooth on the margin and hairy in the centre; or when the centre is smooth, the rim chaffy, hairy or prickly (Willdenow); see receptacle.

 

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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