Fwd: [Plant-education] Phyte words

Bill Purves via plant-ed%40net.bio.net (by purves from thuban.ac.hmc.edu)
Sun Mar 25 17:56:42 EST 2007


     Date: Sun, 25 Mar 2007 23:31:56 +0200
     From: Carmine COLACINO <bryology from gmail.com>
     Subject: [Plant-education] Phyte words
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     Hello,
     Do you have a greek etymology for anco- in ancophyte?
     
   By Googling   Greek anco   we get anco-, anc-:
   
    (Greek: ankos: 1. A bend or hollow, an angle. 2. A valley; also a crag.)
    
   ..which is very apt for a "canyon plant."
   (bill)
   
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