a form of floral stalk, produced by the elongation of the internode between the calyx and the corolla, and bearing the corolla, stamens, and pistil.
an elongation of the receptacle of a flower between the calyx and corolla
a mineral, magnesium-iron silicate, (Mg,Fe) 7 (Si 8 O 22)(OH) 2 , occurring in schists in lamellar or fibrous clove-brown crystals. Historical Examples The asbestos of Italy and Cyprus is anthophyllite, more like the Georgia material. The Economic Aspect of Geology C. K. Leith Asbestos consists mostly of magnesium silicate minerals—chrysotile, anthophyllite, and crocidolite. The […]
noun the arrangement of flowers on a stem or parts on a flower
a combining form meaning “having flowers,” of the type or number specified by the initial element, used in the formation of compound words: monanthous.
any marine coelenterate of the class Anthozoa, comprising colonial and solitary polyps and including corals, sea anemones, sea pens, etc. Also, anthozoic. belonging or pertaining to the anthozoans. Historical Examples In Allopora the cyclostems resemble the calyces of anthozoan corals. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 2 Various noun any of the solitary or […]
a combining form meaning “coal,” “carbon,” “carbuncle,” used in the formation of compound words: anthracosis; anthracnose; anthracoid.