CYATHEA ---> is a type of genus of the fern or CYATHEALES which are mostly terrestrial ferns, usually with a single tall stem. Rarely, the trunk may be branched or creeping.

CYATHEA ---> derived from the Greek word KYATHEION which means 'little cup", and refers to the cup-shaped SORI on the underside of the FRONDS (are leaf or leaf-like part of a palm, fern, or similar plant).