Liguliflorous
Liguliflorous Lig`u*li*flo"rous (l[i^]g`[-u]*l[i^]*fl[=o]"r[u^]s), a. [Ligule + L. flos, floris, a flower.] (Bot.) Bearing only ligulate flowers; -- said of a large suborder of composite plants, such as the dandelion, lettuce, hawkweed, etc. [1913 Webster]

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  • liguliflorous — lig·u·li·flo·rous …   English syllables

  • liguliflorous — |ligyələ|flōrəs, lȯr adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary ligul + florous : having ligulate flowers …   Useful english dictionary

  • Leontodon — Le*on to*don (l[ e]*[o^]n t[ o]*d[o^]n), n. [Gr. le wn, le ontos, lion + odoy s, odo ntos, tooth. Cf. {Lion s tooth}, {Dandelion}.] (Bot.) A genus of liguliflorous composite plants, including the fall dandelion ({Leontodon autumnale}), and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Leontodon autumnale — Leontodon Le*on to*don (l[ e]*[o^]n t[ o]*d[o^]n), n. [Gr. le wn, le ontos, lion + odoy s, odo ntos, tooth. Cf. {Lion s tooth}, {Dandelion}.] (Bot.) A genus of liguliflorous composite plants, including the fall dandelion ({Leontodon autumnale}),… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lion's tooth — Leontodon Le*on to*don (l[ e]*[o^]n t[ o]*d[o^]n), n. [Gr. le wn, le ontos, lion + odoy s, odo ntos, tooth. Cf. {Lion s tooth}, {Dandelion}.] (Bot.) A genus of liguliflorous composite plants, including the fall dandelion ({Leontodon autumnale}),… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Plant sexuality — Close up of an Echinopsis spachiana flower, showing both carpels (only the styles and stigmas are visible) and stamens, making it a perfect flower. Plant sexuality covers the wide variety of sexual reproduction systems found across the plant… …   Wikipedia

  • ligul- — combining form or liguli Etymology: New Latin ligula (I) 1. : ligule ligular liguliform …   Useful english dictionary

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