hypanthium

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Etymology[edit]

Ancient Greek ὑπό (hupó, under) + ἀνθίων (anthíōn, little flower), from ἄνθος (ánthos, flower)

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hypanthium (plural hypanthia)

  1. (botany) The bowl-shaped part of a flower on which the sepals, petals, and stamens are borne

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