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Definition of the noun Calycodon
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Calycodon is a genus of Poaceae.
- synonym: genus Calycodon
- kingdom: Plantae
- phylum: Tracheophyta
- class: Liliopsida
- order: Poales
- family: Poaceae
- genus: Muhlenbergia
Calycodon is a kind of Poaceae.
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Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology - 3 Volume Set by Umberto Quattrocchi
Calycodon Nutt. = Muhlenbergia Schreb. From the Greek kalyx, kalykos “calyx” and odous, odontos “a tooth.” Chloridoideae, Cynodonteae, Muhlenbergiinae, type Calycodon montanum Nutt., see Genera Plantarum 44. 1789, Systema Naturae...
Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi
Calycodon Nutt. Gramineae Origins: From the Greek kalyx, kalykos "calyx" and odous, odontos "a tooth." Calycogonium DC. Melastomataceae Origins: From the Greek kalyx, kalykos "calyx" and gonia "angle, corner." Calycolpus O. Berg Myrtaceae Origins: From the Greek kalyx, kalykos "calyx" and kolpos "breast, womb." Calycomis D. Don Cunoniaceae Origins: Greek kalyx "calyx" and kome " hair, lock of hair"; see D. Don, in The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal. 9: 93 . 1830.
by Harold T. Clifford, Peter D. Bostock
The subtending glumes are as long or longer than the lemma thereby resembling a cup Calycodon Gk kalyx, cup; odous, tooth. Apices of the glumes conspicuously toothed calyculatus Gk kalyx, cup; L. -ulus, diminutive; -atus, possessing. Spikelets subtended by a cup-like involucre of bristles Calyptochloa Gk kalyptos, cup; chloa, grass. The axillary cleistogamous spikelets are protected by an indurated leaf-sheath camargoanus In honor of Felisberto C. Camargo (c. 1887) Brazilian ...
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Scrabble value of C3A1L1Y4C3O1D2O1N1
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