antho-, anth-, anthero-, anther-, -antherous, -anthemous, -anthic, -anthous, -anthus, -anthy

(Greek: flower, flowers; blossom, blossoms; that which buds or sprouts)

A rose by any other name probably means the speaker is ignorant about the names of flowers.

Arrangement of flowers according to their inflorescence.
anthotropism, anthotropy, anthrotropic
Orientation responses of flowers to stimuli.
anthoxanthins, anthoxanthines
Sap-soluble flavone flower pigments giving colors from ivory to deep yellow; also found in insects, having been absorbed from the plant on which the insect feeds.
Anthozoa (pl) (noun)
In zoology, the class of sedentary marine coelenterates: Anthozoa, or Zoophytes, are called "Actinozoa" including the sea-anemones, coralline polypes, etc.

They exist either in a solitary manner or in a colony and their tentacles surround a central mouth.

anthozoic (adjective) (not comparable)
Pertaining to the Anthozoa: For her term paper, Susan wanted to find more information about anthozoic invertebrates including their habitats, kinds, and characteristics.
anthozoon (s) (noun), anthozoa (pl)
One organism of the class Anthozoa: An anthozoan is a marine invertebrate and can be a coral or a sea anemone, for example.
1. An incision of the canthus.
2. The slitting of the canthus.
The condition of a flower lacking either stamens or pistils.
1. Having green flowers.
2. Having many flowral parts transformed into leaf-like organs.
chrysanthemum (kri SAN thuh muhm, kri ZAN thuh muhm) (s), chrysanthemums (pl)
1. Any of numerous, mostly Eurasian plants of the genus Chrysanthemum in the composite family, many of which are cultivated as ornamentals for their showy radiate flower heads: Chrysanthemums flower or bloom in about three months after their seeds are sowed and they have long flowering periods.
2. A perennial garden plant with many cultivated varieties. Chrysanthemums are flowers that are brightly colored, with many varied shapes, and small densely clustered petals.

Chrysanthemums are available in a wide variety of colors, from white, to yellow and gold, pink, orange, bronze, deep red, maroon, violet and purple; and some chrysanthemums are a mixture of two or even more colors.

3. Etymology: from Latin chrysanthemum; from Greek khrusanthemon, "gold flower"; from khrus-, khruso-, chryso- + anthemon, "flower".
A variety of chrysanthemums colors.
A situation in which a flower remains partially closed and from which the stamens protrude.
The receptacle of the flowers in a composite plant.
A condition of a flower that is pollinated from another flower of the same plant.
dysanthous, dysanthic
A situation in which a flower is fertilized by the pollen of another plant.
1. Having the anther free.
2. Anthers which are not fused together.