salverform
adjective Date: 1821 composed of united petals forming a tube that spreads at the open end <
the salverform corolla of phlox
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  • 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

  • salverform — sal·ver·form …   English syllables

  • salverform — adjective of or concerning a gamopetalous that has a slender tube and an abruptly expanded tip • Similar to: ↑petalous, ↑petaled, ↑petalled …   Useful english dictionary

  • hy|po|cra|ter|i|form — «HY puh kruh TEHR uh frm, HIHP uh », adjective. = salverform. (Cf. ↑salverform) …   Useful english dictionary

  • sal|ver-shaped — «SAL vuhr SHAYPT», adjective. = salverform. (Cf. ↑salverform) …   Useful english dictionary

  • phlox — noun (plural phlox or phloxes) Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, a flower, from Greek, flame, wallflower Date: circa 1706 any of a genus (Phlox of the family Polemoniaceae, the phlox family) of American annual or perennial herbs that have red,… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sand lily — noun Date: circa 1900 a western United States low growing spring herb (Leucocrinum montanum) of the lily family with narrow linear leaves and fragrant white salverform flowers …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Crocus — For other uses, see Crocus (disambiguation). Crocus Crocus longiflorus Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • Vinca — Taxobox name = Vinca image width = 240px image caption = Giant steps periwinkle ( Vinca major ) regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Gentianales familia = Apocynaceae genus = Vinca genus authority = L.… …   Wikipedia

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