Petaloideous
Petaloideous Pet`al*oid"e*ous, a. (Bot.) Having the whole or part of the perianth petaline. [1913 Webster]

{Petaloideous division}, that division of endogenous plants in which the perianth is wholly or partly petaline, embracing the {Liliace[ae]}, {Orchidace[ae]}, {Amaryllide[ae]}, etc. [1913 Webster]


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  • Petaloideous division — Petaloideous Pet al*oid e*ous, a. (Bot.) Having the whole or part of the perianth petaline. [1913 Webster] {Petaloideous division}, that division of endogenous plants in which the perianth is wholly or partly petaline, embracing the {Liliace[ae]} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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