acanthos

  Greek, meaning ‘spine’, e.g. the root word for the second part of the specific epithet of Cycas brachyacantha, referring to the characteristically short petiolar spines. See also brachys.

Expanded glossary of Cycad terms . 2014.

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  • ACANTHOS — Graece Α῎κανθος, seu Α᾿κανθῶν πόλις, Urbs Aegypti, non procul a Memphi, in eodem latere, Libyco videlicet ab arbore Aegypti celebri, quae ἄκανθος, h. e. Spina, nomen adepta, quod in eâ esset spinae Thebaicae ingens lucus. Stephanus, Α῎κανθος,… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Acanthos — 40°23′54″N 23°52′42″E / 40.39833, 23.87833 Acanthos (en grec ancien …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Acanthos de Sparte — ou de Lacédémone (en grec ancien Άκανθος, parfois orthographié Acanthus, ou Akanthos en français) est un athlète originaire de Sparte. Biographie Lors de la XVe édition des Jeux Olympiques antiques en 720 av. J. C., il aurait gagné la… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Ierissos — 40° 23′ 54″ N 23° 52′ 42″ E / 40.398317, 23.878334 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Stagira-Akanthos — 40° 24′ 02″ N 23° 52′ 52″ E / 40.400457, 23.880973 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Mount Athos — Ἅγιον Ὄρος Agion Oros (Αυτόνομη Μοναστικὴ Πολιτεία Ἁγίου Ὄρους) Aftonomi Monastiki Politia Agiou Orous location of Mount Athos in Greece …   Wikipedia

  • Cotton thistle — Taxobox name = Cotton Thistle image width = 250px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Asterales familia = Asteraceae subfamilia = Carduoideae tribus = Cynareae genus = Onopordum species = O. acanthium binomial …   Wikipedia

  • Acanthus — (plural: acanthus , rarely acanthuses (English) or acanthi (Latin), or feminine form acantha) is the Latinized form of the Greek Acanthos or Akanthos. It can also be used as the prefix Acantho , meaning thorny . It may refer to:Botany* Acanthus… …   Wikipedia

  • Acanthophis — Taxobox name = Acanthophis image width = 240px image caption = Acanthophis laevis regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata subphylum = Vertebrata classis = Reptilia ordo = Squamata subordo = Serpentes familia = Elapidae genus = Acanthophis subdivision …   Wikipedia

  • Acanthephippium — Taxobox name = Acanthephippium image width = frameless image caption = Acanthephippium javanicum regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Liliopsida ordo = Asparagales familia = Orchidaceae subfamilia = Epidendroideae tribus =… …   Wikipedia

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