Botanical Latin Translations

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Pinus cedrus L.
(Linnaeus, C. 1753. Species Plantarum, 1st ed., p. 1001 of Ray Society 1957 facsimile)

Latin description
Pinus foliis fasciculatis acutis.


Translation
Pinus with leaves [that are] fascicled [and] acute.



Translation with commentary
Pinus Pinus
with leaves foliis - ablative plural of second declension neuter noun folium, -i
[that are] [added for smoother reading]
fascicled fasciculatis - ablative plural neuter of group A adjective fasciculatus, -a, -um; modifies foliis
[and] [added for smoother reading]
acute. acutis - ablative plural neuter of group A adjective acutus, -a, -um; modifies foliis