radiatiform

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

radiate +‎ -iform

Adjective[edit]

radiatiform (not comparable)

  1. Having the appearance of being radiate.
  2. (botany) Having the marginal florets enlarged and radiating but not ligulate, as in the capitula or heads of the cornflower[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1858, Asa Gray, How Plants Grow: A Simple Introduction to Structural Botany