Definition of Apetalous. Meaning of Apetalous. Synonyms of Apetalous

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Definition of Apetalous

Apetalous
Apetalous A*pet"al*ous ([.a]*p[e^]t"al*[u^]s), a. [Pref. a- not + petal.] (Bot.) Having no petals, or flower leaves. [See Illust. under Anther].

Meaning of Apetalous from wikipedia

- as the gr****es, either have very small petals or lack them entirely (apetalous). The role of the corolla in plant evolution has been studied extensively...
- Moehringia trinervia, commonly known as apetalous sandwort or three-nerved sandwort, is a herbaceous annual plant of the family Caryophyllaceae. A native...
- to grey-green twigs bearing minute scale-leaves in whorls of 5–20. The apetalous flowers are produced in small catkin-like inflorescences. Most species...
- native to Bolivia and Peru. Berry, P.E. (1985). "The systematics of the apetalous fuchsias of South America, Fuchsia sect. Hemsleyella (Onagraceae)". Annals...
- plants are dioecious, with separate male and female trees. The flowers are apetalous and uni****ual and borne in panicles. The fruit is a drupe, containing...
- 3–10 cm broad, with an entire margin. The flowers are small, 2.5–5 mm, apetalous, discoidal, and borne in erect terminal panicles 15–30 cm wide. Rambutan...
- northernmost South America. Su****ction Cicea includes 19 species, with apetalous flowers. Su****ction Bryonioides includes 21 species, with a distribution...
- cognate with or derived from it. The genus is hermaphroditic, having apetalous perfect flowers which are wind-pollinated. Elm leaves are alternate, with...
- Directed toward or upward, e.g. of hairs on a stem. Contrast retrorse. apetalous Lacking petals. apex The tip; the point furthest from the point of attachment...
- inflorescence is built up of four to six apetalous flowers, while the female inflorescence normally consists of only one apetalous flower and contains one ovary...
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