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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
young, when young: juvenis,-e (adj.B), novellus,-a,-um (adj.A), immaturus,-a,-um (adj.A); recens,-entis (adj.B), fresh, young, green, new; younger: junior, junius (comp. adj. B); cf. age;

 
           singular                     plural 
      m.& f.       n.               m.& f.      n. 
Nom. junior      junius            juniores   juniora 
Gen.     junioris                     juniorum 
Acc. juniorem    junius            juniores    juniora 
Dat.     juniori                    junioribus 
Abl.     juniore                    junioribus 
- caules juniores asperati, vetustiores laeves, younger stems roughened, older ones smooth.

- folia juniora dentata, vetustiora integra, younger leaves dentate, older ones entire.

- inflorescentia junior squamis imbricatis caducissimis obtecta, the younger inflorescence protected by scales imbricate, very caducous.

- rami juniores aculeis recurvatis armati, vetustiores fere semper inermes, younger branches armed with recurved prickles, the older ones almost always unarmed (without prickles).

- caules teretes, novelli dense furfuracei, stems terete, the young ones densely furfuraceous.

- fructificatio resupinata, juvenilis tenuis citrino-viridis, maturitate subgelatinosa lutea, fructification resupinate, when young thin citron-green, at maturity almost gelatinous (Stearn 1983).

- valvae recentes carnoso-coriaceae intus saturatius vitellinae, nec glutinosae, neque lignescentes (F. Mueller), young valves fleshy-leathery, inside more intensely vitelline [egg-yolk yellow], neither glutinous nor becoming woody.

 

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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