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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
eury-: in Gk. comp. wide, broad, spacious, far-reaching, widespread [> Gk. eurys, eureia, eury (adj.) wide, broad; far-reaching, far-spread]; + Latin lati-]; see wide; cf. dolicho-, q.v., long-; cf. platy-;

- euryanthelus, with a broad anthela; auryanthes, widely flowered; eurycephalum, with a wide head; eurybasis, with a wide base, e.g. receptacle; eurycaulis, with a broad stem; eurycybe, with a broad head; eurylepis,-idis, with a broad scale; euryodon, with a broad tooth or teeth; eurypetalus, with broad petals; euryphyllus, with broad teeth; eurypterus, with a broad wing.

- eurychoricus,-a,-um (adj.A), eurychorus,-a,-um (adj.A): eurychoric, eurychorous, + chOreO, I spread, > chorein, to spread] “used of plants having a wide distribution in varying climates and several plant formations (Drude)” (Jackson); Eurychoria,-ae (s.f.I), eurychory, the condition of being eurychoric.

- eurycladic, eurycladous (> Gk. eury-, wide + klados, a branch; “employed by Russow for ‘laxus’” (Jackson): eurycladicus,-a,-um (adj.A), eurycladus,-a,-um (adj.A).

- euryhalinus,-a,-um (adj.A): “plankton adapted to varying conditions of salinity (Forel)” (Jackson) [> Gk. eury-, wide, + hals, gen.sg. halos, the sea; salt].

- euryphoticus,-a,-um (adj.A), euryphotus,-a,-um (adj.A): euryphotic, “adapted to light of varying intensity (Forel)” [as of plankton] (Jackson) [> Gk. phOs, gen. sg. phOtos, light]

Eurya,-ae (s.f.I): > Gk. eury-, ‘broad;’ possibly referring to broad petals. Theaceae” (Stearn 1996).

Eurycaulis M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones; Eurycentrum Schltr.; Eurylepis D.Don; Euryloma Raf.; Euryptera lucida Nutt. ex Torr. & Gray; Euryomyrtus Schauer; Euryops H.Cassini; Euryosma Walp.; Eurystegia D.Don; Eurypetalum Harms; Eurychaenia Griseb.; Eurystemon Alexander; Eurystyles Wawra; Eurytaenia Torr. & Gray.

 

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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