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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
thysano-: in Gk. comp., fringe- [> Gk. thysanos (s.m.II), a tuft, tassel or tag; in pl. tassels, fringe]; see fringe, fringed;

- thysanocarphus, with fringed or tufted chaff (e.g. bracts); thysanochilus, with a fringed lip; thysanophorus, fringe-bearing; thysanostegius, with a fringed covering, thysanotus, with a fringed ear (or possessing a fringe.

Thysanocarpus Hook.; Thysanomitrion Arnott; Thysanotus (s.m.II), > Gk. thysanOtos, “fringed, with reference to the three inner perianth segments fringed with long hairs. Liliaceae)” (Stearn 1996); Thysanus Lour., with a laciniate aril.

 

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