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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
cyath-, cyathi- [L. comp.], cyatho- [Gk. comp.]: in Gk. and L. comp., cup-;

- Prunus cyathicalyx; Timonius cyathicalyx; Hieracium cyathiceps, with a cup-shaped head; cyathifer, bearing cyathi (cups); Elytropappus cyathiformis, in the shape of a cyathus, or cup; Crocodeilanthe cyathiflora, cyathiflorus, with cup-shaped flowers; cyathipappus, with cup-shaped pappus.

- Gnephosis cyathopappa, with cup-shaped pappus; cyathomorphus, shaped like a cyathus or cup; cyathophorus, cup-bearing; Chionachne cyathopoda; Masdevallia cyathogastra (Orchidaceae).

- calyx persistens, cyatho-morphus v. patelliformis, breviter pluridentatus (F. Mueller), the calyx persistent, cup-shaped or disk-shaped.

Cyathocalyx (Anonaceae); Cyathoglottis (Orchidaceae).

Cyathea,-ae (s.f.I), Tree fern. > Gk. kyatheion, “a little cup; in allusion to the spore cases. Cyatheaceae” (Stearn 1996); the epithet cyatheoides indicates “resembling Cyathea;” cf. cyathodes.

(Euphorbiaceae:) Chonocentrum cyathophorum; Tithymalus cyathophorus

(fungi:) Cyathia (= Cyathus); Cyathicula; Cyathipodia ( = Acetabula); Cyathisphaeria; Cyathodes (Ainsworth & Bisby).

NOTE: Cyathea,-ae (s.f.I), Tree fern. > Gk. kyatheion, “a little cup; in allusion to the spore cases. Cyatheaceae” (Stearn 1996); the epithet cyatheoides indicates “resembling Cyathea;” cf. cyathodes; see cyatheicola,-ae (s.f.I).

NOTE: Cyathus may be used in both Latin and Greek compounds.

 

A work in progress, presently with preliminary A through R, and S, and with S (in part) through Z essentially completed.
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