- bellshaped, as a corolla.
Origin of campanulate
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The regular, circular pores are in the campanulate thorax scarcely half as broad as in the truncate, gradually dilated abdomen.
The corolla is campanulate, with the tips of the petals not recurved, and the anthers are much shorter than in Billardiera.Botany for Ladies
It may be known from the other members of the Mint family by its campanulate calyx with ten strong, recurved teeth.The Wild Flowers of California: Their Names, Haunts, and Habits
Mary Elizabeth Parsons
The flowers of those which we have specified are from one to four inches in diameter, ringent, tubular, or campanulate.The American Flower Garden Directory
Bars between them compressed, elevated, with large, campanulate or flower-like tubercles on the nodal points.
- (esp of flower corollas) shaped like a bell
C17: from New Latin campanulātus; see campanula
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