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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
vigens,-entis (part.B); compar. vigentior,-ius (adj.B); superl. vigentissimus,-a,-um (adj.A): flourishing, thriving, q.v., growing, q.v. [> L. vigeo, 2., to be vigorous, thrive, flourish; to grow or develop well or vigorously, to prosper, bloom, blossom]; see inhabiting;

viget: third person singular present active indicative, (he, she) it flourishes, thrives

vigent: third person plural present active indicative, they flourish;

vigeat: third-person singular present active subjunctive, [he/she] it may flourish, thrive, grow, develop;

- species 4 inter tropicos vigentes, 2 in America, 2 in Asia, 1 etiam in Africa, species 4 flourishing amid tropical regions, 2 in America, 2 in Asia, 1 also in Africa.

- [fungus] utraque var. vernalis: vigens Martio et Aprili, exoleta Maio (S&A), each [of the two] varieties vernal; vigorous in the March and April [sc. months], full grown in the May [month].

- ceterae regionibus tropicis et humidis Americae vigent, the other (species) flourish in tropical and humid regions of America.

- laete vigentem habuimus Junio, we have had it vigorously thriving in June.

- herbae erectae foliis junciformibus, in paludibus dulcibus salsisque vigentes (B&H), herbs erect with rush-like leaves, flourishing in freshwater and saltwater marshes (or swamps).

- (fungus) capitulum subturbinatum, vigente fungo pellucens, in vetusto opacum marcescit ac delabitur (S&A), the capitulum is nearly turbinate, pellucent when the fungus is fresh [i.e. growing, young], in old age it withers to opaque and falls down.

- (fungus) modo sessile, modo substipitatum; teretiusculum, dum vi vitali vigentissima, turget, dein in formam obcordatam vel obovatam plus minus compressum (S&A), sometimes sessile, sometimes somewhat stalked, roundish, it puffs up as long as it is most flourishing with vital force, finally it is more or less compressed into an obcordate or obovate shape.

- frequentissimum in maxima parte Europae, saltem in regionibus ubi quercus vigent (Nyl.), most frequent in the greatest part of Europe, at least in the regions where oaks flourish.

- [fungi] caespites hujus hinc inde in nemorosis obvii truncos vetustos semiputridos praesertim betulinos incolunt, praecoces, vigentes Junio et seqq. usque in autumnum (S&A), clumps of this here and there encountered inhabiting in groves of woods, very old, half rotted trunks, especially of Betula, early-developing, flourishing in June and the following [months] into autumn.

 

A work in progress, presently with preliminary A through R, and S, and with S (in part) through Z essentially completed.
Copyright © P. M. Eckel 2010-2017

 
 
 
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