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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
Cyathus,-i (s.m.II), abl. sg. cyatho: Lit. a longhandled cup or ladle. Any cup-shaped cavity or organ in a plant; “the cup-like body, which contains propagula in Marchantia” (Lindley). Used of Gemmae-cups, q.v. (Jackson); see scyphulus,-i (s.m.II); see splash-cup; see cupula,-ae (s.f.I);

- stamina libera v. in cyathum extus oo-antheriferum connata (B&H), stamens free or connate into a cyathum (a cup) externally indeterminately anther-bearing.

- stamina oo, libera v. in cyathum extus oo-antheriferum connata, plurima (v. omnia?) effoeta (B&H), stamens numerous, free or fused into a cyathum [i.e. a cup], outside, [numerous-]anther-bearing, very many (or all?) having brought forth young.

- [Passiflora] Laciniae ovatae, acutae, erectae, concavae, basi cyathum formantes (Swartz), the laciniae ovate, acute, erect, concave, at the base forming a cyathum [i.e. a cup].

Cupula,-ae (s.f.I), abl. sg. cupula: a cup-like body found in such Fungals as Peziza” (Lindley).

Cyathus,-i (s.m.II), a genus; “the common Bird’s Nest fungi” (Ainsworth & Bisby).

Gemma-cup: cyathus,-i (s.m.II), abl. sg. cyatho.

Poculum,-i (s.n.II), abl. sg. poculo: a wineglass; a drinking-vessel, a cup, goblet, bowl, beaker; syn. calix, cyathus {Lewis & Short); see calix,-icis (s.m.III).

 

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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