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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
vegetative, growing or causing to grow (Jackson): vegetativus,-a,-um (adj.A)[> L. vegeto,-avi,-atum, 1. to arouse, enliven, quicken, invigorate + ivus: growing, causing to grow or having the power of growing]; see dormant; see vegetus,-a,-um (part.A); see crescens,-entis (part.B): 'growing;' see fruiting;

- [algae] status simplicissimus, qualis in Vaucheriae speciminibus quam maxime depauperatis obviam mihi venit, cellulam vegetativam sistit simplicem, superne goniocytio unico terminatam (Braun); the most perfectly simple [i.e. undivided] state, which has happened, as for instance in the most depauperate specimens of Vaucheria [ever] encountered by me, consists of a simple vegetative [i.e. growth] cell, terminated above by one single goniocyte.

- [algae] corpus vegetativum in genere autem Kutzingio phycoma apellatur (Braun), in general, however, the vegetative body is called, by Kutzing the ‘phycoma.’

1. engaged in nutritive and growth functions vs. reproductive functions;

- organa (pl.n.II) vegetativa, organs associated with the growth of the plant, not the reproduction (organa reproductionis, 'organs of reproduction').

2. asexual, q.v. vegetativus,-a,-um (adj.A); with new plants produced asexually by proliferation or fragmentation of sterile tissue in the absence of embryo or seed formation; see apomictic, asexual; cf. sterile;

- multiplicatio (s.f.III) vegetativa, abl. sg. multiplicatione vegetativa: vegetative multiplication.

- sine cellularum generatione vegetativa, without a vegetative generation of cells.

3. vegetative as opp. to animal world; see vegetabilis,-e (adj.B).
Vegetative cell: (diatoms), cellula,-ae (s.f.I) vegetativa.

vegetative reproduction, asexual regeneration, such as by detached buds, gemmae, bulbils, plant fragments: generatio,-onis (s.f.III) vegetativa (adj.A), abl. sg. generatione vegetativa; reproductio (-onis (s.f.III) vegetativa, abl. sg. reproductione vegetativa; regeneratio (-onis (s.f.III) vegetativa, abl. sg. regeneratione vegetiva.

- sine cellularum generatione vegetativa, without a vegetative generation of cells.

- reproductio vegetativa in radicibus per rosulas adventitias minutas, vegetative reproduction on roots by minute adventitious rosettes.

 

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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