Botanical Latin Translations

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Viburnum nudum L.
(Linnaeus, C. 1753. Species Plantarum, 1st ed., p. 268 of Ray Society 1957 facsimile)


original Latin description
Viburnum foliis integerrimis lanceolato-ovatis.

Translation
Viburnum with leaves completely entire [and] lanceolate-ovate.



Translation with commentary
Viburnum Viburnum
with leaves foliis - ablative plural of second declension neuter noun folium, -i
completely entire integerrimis - ablative plural neuter of group A adjective integerrimus, -a, -um; modifies foliis
[and] [added for smoother reading]
lanceolate-ovate. lanceolato-ovatis - combining form of lanceolatus plus ablative plural neuter of group A adjective ovatus, -a, -um; modifies foliis


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