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epipetalous

[ep-uh-pet-l-uh s]
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adjective
  1. (of a flower) having the stamens attached to the petals.
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Origin of epipetalous

First recorded in 1835–45; epi- + petalous
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Historical Examples

  • Epipetalous, that is, inserted on (or adnate to) the corolla, as in Fig. 283.

    The Elements of Botany

    Asa Gray


British Dictionary definitions for epipetalous

epipetalous

adjective
  1. botany (of stamens) attached to the petals
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