Definition of Floral cup

1. Noun. The cuplike or ringlike or tubular structure of a flower which bears the sepals and stamens and calyx (as in Rosaceae).

Exact synonyms: Calyx Tube, Hypanthium
Generic synonyms: Plant Organ



Lexicographical Neighbors of Floral Cup

floppy drive
floppy drives
floppy infant syndrome
floppy valve syndrome
floppydock
floppydocks
flops
flopsy
floptical disk
floptical disks
flopwing
flor
flora
florae
floral
floral cup (current term)
floral envelope
floral leaf
floral white
florally
floralness
florals
floramour
floramours
floran
florantyrone
floras
floreat
floreated
florences

Literary usage of Floral cup

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Sanctuary of Demeter and Kore: Terracotta Figurines of the Classical by Gloria S. Merker (2000)
"25; also the floral cup MF-9252: Romano 1994, pp. 92-93, bibliography in UMC IV, 1988, p. 668, d, sv Hera (A. Kossatz- no. 89, pl. 28. ..."

2. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1854)
"... No longer, blest by fairy spell, ' Bright drops on floral cup and bell, Alone the proud and mighty glad At her bright court are made; Can charm the ..."

3. The Kingdom of the Yellow Robe: Being Sketches of the Domestic and Religious by Ernest Young (1907)
"... and laughed in every floral cup. One day, having sung her father to rest, she wandered forth to stroll in the still green woods around her home. ..."

4. The Kingdom of the Yellow Robe: Being Sketches of the Domestic and Religious by Ernest Young (1907)
"... as they chattered and laughed in every floral cup. One day, having sung her father to rest, she wandered forth to stroll in the still green woods around ..."

5. Wild Flowers of the North American Mountains by Julia W. Henshaw (1915)
"The long out-curved style, which protrudes far beyond the floral cup, is green, and has a dull red stigma, while the ten stamens are tipped by dark, ..."

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