- (of a flower) having both a calyx and a corolla.
Origin of dichlamydeous
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These form the perianth and are in one series, when the flower is termed monochlamydeous, or in two series (dichlamydeous).
Dichlamydeous (dī-klam-idi-us), in botany, said of plants that have both calyx and corolla.The New Gresham Encyclopedia
- (of a flower) having a corolla and calyx
Word Origin for dichlamydeous
C19: from Greek, from di- 1 + khlamus a cloak + -eous
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