apetalous

ADJECTIVE
  1. (of flowers) having no petals
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How To Use apetalous In A Sentence

  • Morphological characters include leaves that are not gland-dotted, persistent intrapetiolar stipules, some apetalous species, and a reduction in stamen number in several species.
  • The flowers in this case were apetalous and imperfect. Vegetable Teratology An Account of the Principal Deviations from the Usual Construction of Plants
  • Thus, certain species of _Helianthemum_ are apetalous in Lapland. Vegetable Teratology An Account of the Principal Deviations from the Usual Construction of Plants
  • Flowers in both species are apetalous, with short, inconspicuous calyx lobes and no nectaries.
  • I desire now to call attention to chemical groups under the apetalous plants having simplicity of floral elements. Scientific American Supplement, No. 623, December 10, 1887
  • Morphological characters include leaves that are not gland-dotted, persistent intrapetiolar stipules, some apetalous species, and a reduction in stamen number in several species.
  • Any of various plants of the genus Thalictrum, having compound leaves and clusters of small white, yellowish, or purplish apetalous flowers.
  • All these plants are grouped under three main divisions: apetalous, monocotyledonous, and dicotyledonous; and these main divisions are further subdivided. Scientific American Supplement, No. 623, December 10, 1887
  • Vascular plants found in Mt. Assiniboine park include American alpine smelowskia Smelowskia calycina, Raynold's sedge Carex raynoldsii, Cusick's Indian paintbrush Castilleja cusickii, stalked-pod locoweed Oxytropis podocarpa, sub-alpine grassland Saussurea nuda and apetalous campion Silene uralensis attenuata. Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks, Canada
  • = -- Deficiency of the entire corolla occurs in conjunction with similar reductions in other organs, or as an isolated phenomenon in the many apetalous varieties of plants recorded in books. Vegetable Teratology An Account of the Principal Deviations from the Usual Construction of Plants
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