heterochlamydeous

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heterochlamydeous (comparative more heterochlamydeous, superlative most heterochlamydeous)

  1. (botany) Having a perianth in which the calyx and corolla are differentiated, usually by colour or texture
    • 1927 China Ling - Lingnan Science Journal
      Flowers single or in cymes, regular, usually unisexual, enclosed in a spathe, mostly with petals and sepals clearly differentiated (heterochlamydeous)....

References[edit]

  • OED 2nd edition 1989