Rhizanthous

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Rhizanthous (Bot) Producing flowers from a rootstock, or apparently from a root.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • rhizanthous Flowering from the root or seeming root.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. root + flower

Usage

In literature:

The establishment of the order of Rhizanths, as well as that of Gymnosperms, I consider as a retrograde step in Botanical science.
"Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and TheNeighbouring Countries" by William Griffith
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