Salver-shaped
Salver-shaped Sal"ver-shaped`, a. (Bot.) Tubular, with a spreading border. See {Hypocraterimorphous}. [1913 Webster]

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  • salver-shaped — adjective see salverform * * * salˈver shaped or salˈverform adjective (botany) (of a corolla) having a long tube with terminal petals spread out flat • • • Main Entry: ↑salver …   Useful english dictionary

  • salverform — [sal′vərfôrm΄] adj. 〚 SALVER + FORM〛 Bot. having a slender, tubular corolla with the lobes spreading at right angles to the tube, as in phlox: also salver shaped * * * sal·ver·form (sălʹvər f …   Universalium

  • salverform — [sal′vərfôrm΄] adj. [ SALVER + FORM] Bot. having a slender, tubular corolla with the lobes spreading at right angles to the tube, as in phlox: also salver shaped …   English World dictionary

  • Hypocraterimorphous — Hyp o*cra*ter i*mor phous, a. [Pref. hypo + Gr. krath r bowl + morfh form.] (Bot.) Salver shaped; having a slender tube, expanding suddenly above into a bowl shaped or spreading border, as in the blossom of the phlox and the lilac. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hypocrateriform — Hyp o*cra*ter i*form, a. [Pref. hypo + krath r cup + form.] (Bot.) hypocraterimorphous; salver shaped. Wood. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Petunia — Pe*tu ni*a, n. [NL., fr. Braz. petun tobacco.] (Bot.) A genus of solanaceous herbs with funnelform or salver shaped corollas. Two species are common in cultivation, {Petunia violacera}, with reddish purple flowers, and {Petunia nyctaginiflora},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Petunia nyctaginiflora — Petunia Pe*tu ni*a, n. [NL., fr. Braz. petun tobacco.] (Bot.) A genus of solanaceous herbs with funnelform or salver shaped corollas. Two species are common in cultivation, {Petunia violacera}, with reddish purple flowers, and {Petunia… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Petunia violacera — Petunia Pe*tu ni*a, n. [NL., fr. Braz. petun tobacco.] (Bot.) A genus of solanaceous herbs with funnelform or salver shaped corollas. Two species are common in cultivation, {Petunia violacera}, with reddish purple flowers, and {Petunia… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Plumbago — Plum*ba go, n. [L., from plumbum lead.] 1. (Min.) Same as {Graphite}. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) A genus of herbaceous plants with pretty salver shaped corollas, usually blue or violet; leadwort. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Epigaea repens — Taxobox name = Epigaea repens image width = 240px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Ericales familia = Ericaceae genus = Epigaea species = E. repens binomial = Epigaea repens binomial authority = L. Epigaea… …   Wikipedia

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