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Latin calyx (calyx), calycis (calyx) + flos (flower), floris (flower).


calycifloral (not comparable)

  1. (botany) Having the petals and stamens adnate to the calyx; applied to a subclass of dicotyledonous plants in the system of the French botanist Candolle.


Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for calycifloral in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)