Botanical Latin by William T. Stearn

By William T. Stearn

Botanical Latin is accredited by way of horticulturists and botanists all over the place because the medium for naming new crops, and botanical examine is nearly very unlikely regardless of the monstrous variety of first descriptions in Latin-much info comes in no different language. For gardeners, too, a operating wisdom of botanical Latin is vital for the actual id of vegetation within the backyard. Now on hand in paperback, the fourth version of this across the world popular instruction manual summarizes the grammar and syntax of botanical Latin, and covers the origins of Latin and latinized geographical names, colour phrases, symbols and abbreviations, diagnoses and outlines, the formation of names and epithets, and lots more and plenty extra.

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Some species have a light organ on the mid-ventral line of the trunk. The benthic species have a well-developed air bladder, and the bathypelagic species lack an air bladder. • Melanonidae: This includes the pelagic cod. 9 in (15 cm). The body is long, tapering to a very narrow caudal peduncle. The head has numerous fleshy ridges. There is no chin barbel. The dorsal and anal fins are single and long-based. A slight gap separates the caudal fin from the dorsal and anal fins. • Merlucciidae: This includes hakes and grenadiers.

The lateral line is high on the body and is parallel to the dorsal margin of the body. There are no chin barbels. • Euclichthyidae: The single species is called the eucla cod. The body is long and tapering to a very narrow caudal peduncle. It has a large mouth and no chin barbel. The first dorsal fin is short and high, 25 Order: Gadiformes nearly touching the second dorsal fin, which is shorter and extends the length of the body to the caudal fin. The anal fin is long, with a greatly enlarged anterior lobe.

Some researchers consider parabrotulids to be close relatives of the perciform family Zoarcidae, the eelpouts. Parabrotulids, however, share with Ophidiiformes many skeletal and soft anatomical features that are lacking in zoarcids. Thus, the taxonomic limits of the order Ophidiiformes remain uncertain and require further research. The cusk-eels and their allies are classified in the superorder Paracanthopterygii, a large and morphologically diverse Grzimek’s Animal Life Encyclopedia assemblage that includes the freshwater trout-perch and its relatives (Percopsiformes), the codfish and its relatives (Gadiformes), and the goosefish and its relatives (Lophiiformes).

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