tubule + -ous. Compare French tubuleux.
tubulous (comparative more tubulous, superlative most tubulous)
- Shaped like a tube; tubular.
- (botany) Having a hollow cylindrical corolla, often expanded or toothed at the border.
- a tubulose flower
- Constructed of, or containing tubular parts.
- (botany) Composed wholly of tubular florets.
- a tubulous compound flower