Sympetalous
Sympetalous Sym*pet"al*ous, a. [Pref. sym- + petal.] (Bot.) Having the petals united; gamopetalous. [1913 Webster]

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  • sympetalous — [sim pet′ l əs] adj. [ SYM + PETALOUS] Bot. GAMOPETALOUS …   English World dictionary

  • sympetalous — /sim pet l euhs/, adj. Bot. gamopetalous. [1875 80; SYM + PETALOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • sympetalous — adjective gamopetalous …   Wiktionary

  • sympetalous — [sɪm pɛt(ə)ləs] adjective Botany having the petals united along their margins to form a tubular shape. Derivatives sympetaly noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • sympetalous — sym·pet·a·lous …   English syllables

  • sympetalous — sym•pet•al•ous [[t]sɪmˈpɛt l əs[/t]] adj. bot gamopetalous • Etymology: 1875–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • sympetalous — /sɪmˈpɛtələs/ (say sim petuhluhs) adjective → gamopetalous …   Australian English dictionary

  • sympetalous — adj. Bot. having the petals united …   Useful english dictionary

  • Asterales — ▪ plant order Introduction   daisy order of flowering plants, containing 11 families and some 26,000 species. The major families are Asteraceae and Campanulaceae (including Lobeliaceae), with far fewer species in the remaining families of… …   Universalium

  • angiosperm — /an jee euh sperrm /, n. Bot. a plant having its seeds enclosed in an ovary; a flowering plant. Cf. gymnosperm. [ANGIO + SPERM] * * * ▪ plant Introduction       any member of the more than 300,000 species of flowering plants (division Anthophyta) …   Universalium

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