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epipetalous

[ep-uh-pet-l-uh s] /ˌɛp əˈpɛt l əs/
adjective
1.
(of a flower) having the stamens attached to the petals.
Origin of epipetalous
1835-1845
First recorded in 1835-45; epi- + petalous
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  • epipetalous, that is, inserted on (or adnate to) the corolla, as in Fig. 283.

British Dictionary definitions for epipetalous

epipetalous

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