Discifloral
Discifloral Dis`ci*flo"ral, Disciflorous Dis`ci*flo"rous, a. [See {Disk}, and {Floral}.] (Bot.) Bearing the stamens on a discoid outgrowth of the receptacle; -- said of a subclass of plants. Cf. {Calycifloral}. [1913 Webster]

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  • discifloral — /dis i flawr euhl, flohr /, adj. Bot. having flowers in which the receptacle is expanded into a conspicuous disk, as in composite plants. [1870 75; DISC + I + FLORAL] * * * …   Universalium

  • discifloral — dis·ci·flo·ral …   English syllables

  • discifloral — /dɪsiˈflɔrəl/ (say disee flawruhl) adjective having flowers in which the receptacle is expanded into a conspicuous disc. {disci + floral} …   Australian English dictionary

  • discifloral — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Disciflorous — Discifloral Dis ci*flo ral, Disciflorous Dis ci*flo rous, a. [See {Disk}, and {Floral}.] (Bot.) Bearing the stamens on a discoid outgrowth of the receptacle; said of a subclass of plants. Cf. {Calycifloral}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disci- — a combining form of disc, as in discifloral …   Australian English dictionary

  • disciflorous — adjective see discifloral …   Useful english dictionary

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