Botanical Latin Translations

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Viburnum nudum L.

Taxonomic history:
   1753: Linnaeus described this species as Viburnum nudum in Species Plantarum, 1st ed., p. 268 of Ray Society 1957 facsimile.
   Today: The current name for this species is Viburnum nudum L.

original Latin description
Viburnum foliis integerrimis lanceolato-ovatis.

English translation
Viburnum with leaves entire [and] lanceolate-ovate.

English translation with commentary
Viburnum Viburnum
with leaves foliis - ablative plural of second declension neuter noun folium, -i
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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