Botanical Words Alphabetical List - CY
CYATHIUM: A type of flower characteristic of Poinsettia.
CYATHUS: A small conical or cup-shaped organ or cavity of a plant.
CYCLE: A closed circle or whorl of leaves.
CYCLIC: Arranged in circles or whorls.
CYCLOSPERMOUS: Having the embryo coiled about the central albumen, as the seeds of Caryophyllaceae.
CYME: Flat-topped or dome-shaped flower head with the inner flowers opening first. (i.e. buttercup and anemone)
CYMOSE: Bearing a cyme; resembling or pertaining to a cyme.
CYTOCHROME: An iron containing pigment that plays a major role in respiration.
CYTOLOGY: The study of cells.
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