siccus

siccus

 [sik´us] (L.)
dry.
References in classic literature ?
I'm afraid I know nothing of the theory of it, but I keep his Hortus Siccus in order.
Viscount Valentia, the British aristocrat-traveller, in his account of a visit to the Tanjore court in 1804, described Serfoji's drawing-room, where he saw a collection of plant paintings and a hortus siccus (a collection of dried specimens), as "furnished with English chairs and tables; and on the latter were paper, colours and every implement of drawing, another amusement of which he is very fond".
(1974), who designated a different lectotype, Hortus siccus Cliffortianus (herb.
[[double dagger], NR] Marasmius siccus Schwein, [[dagger], [double dagger]] Marasmius spissus Gilliam [[double dagger], NR] Marasmius strictipes (Peck) Singer [[double dagger], NR] Marasmius sullivantii Mont.
This formula is composed of Pinelliae Rhizoma, Scutellariae Radix, Zingiberis Rhizoma Siccus, Ginseng Radix Alba, Glycyrrhizae Radix, Zizyphi Fructus, and Coptidis Rhizoma (Table 1).
(30.) For example, it is because its author is a true poeta doctus that he can say caeruleo siccus love fulgeat aether, and follow it up, a few lines later, with a moment of supreme intellectual and stylistic bathos.
Guerin in Iconographie du Regne Animal 18 Appendix to Captain King's voyage [also 193] 19 deserts idle 20 Come and be merry with us 21 'hortus siccus' 22 And bade the lovely scenes at distance hail.
Minutely planned and pieced together layers of colored paper, Delany's mosaics are so botanically exact that professional botanists as well as friends consulted her "hortus siccus," Delany's witty pun on collections of dried plants known by this term.
(Plate 1) GenBank Number: JQ178324.Number of Mykobank: MB 564279.Pileus usque 7 cm siccus tomentosus saepe rimosus rufus vel rufo-brunneus.
Strachey says of Edward Lear's "nonsense botany" that these images are not "mere grotesque distortions, but natural representations of dogs and caterpillars, hearth-brooms, bottles and boots, severally combined into such life-like imitations of actual flowers, that the botanist who would not wish to be able to add them to his herbarium must be as dry as his own hortus siccus" (208).
A late 18th-century visitor wrote to a friend suggesting, "If you can bring out a request to see her Horns Siccus, the work of her fingers and scissors, you will be astonished and pleased beyond expression." Cecil Aspinall-Oglander, Admiral's Widow: Being the Life and Letters of the Hon.
Black, la cual habia sido ubicada en la sinonimia de Axonopus siccus (Nees) Kuhlm.