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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
zyg-, zygo-: in Gk. comp., joined, yoked; see -zygus,-zyga,-zygon (adj.A and noun):

- zygomeris,-e (adj.B): with parts joined in pairs; see -ygus,-zyga,-zygon.

Zygocactus, K. Schum., a cactus with zygomorphic flowers; Zygodon Hook. & Tayl., zygos, a pair, and odon, tooth, in allusion to the teeth of the peristome joined in pairs; Zygopetalum Hook., for the yoked or joined petals.

Tetrazygia(Miconieae).

NOTE: sometimes zig-, zigo- is used, as in Zigadenus Michx., Gk. zygos, a yoke, and aden, a gland, "the glands being sometimes in pairs" (Fernald 1950).

 

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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