Botanical Latin Translations

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Pinus taeda L.
(Linnaeus, C. 1753. Species Plantarum, 1st ed., p. 1000 of Ray Society 1957 facsimile)


Latin description
Pinus foliis ternis.


Translation
Pinus with leaves in threes.



Translation with commentary
Pinus Pinus
with leaves foliis - ablative plural of second declension neuter noun folium, -i
in threes. ternis - ablative plural neuter of group A adjective terni, -ae, -a; modifies foliis