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Lathraea anblatum L.

Taxonomic history:
   1753: Linnaeus described this species as Lathraea anblatum in Species Plantarum, 1st ed., p. 606.
   today: “The application of this name is uncertain.” (Jarvis, Charles. 2007. Order out of Chaos. London: The Linnean Socitey of London)

original Latin diagnosis
Lathraea corollarum labiis indivisis.

English translation
Lathraea of the corollas with lips undivided. [i.e., with the lips of the corollas undivided]

English translation with commentary
Lathraea Lathraea
of the corollas corollarum - genitive plural of first declension feminine noun corolla, -ae
with lips. labiis - ablative plural neuter of second declension neuter nout labium, labii
undivided. indivisis - ablative plural neuter of group A adjective indivisus, -a, -um; modifies labiis

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