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episepalous

[ ep-uh-sep-uh-luhs ]
/ ˌɛp əˈsɛp ə ləs /
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adjective

(of a flower) having the stamens attached to the sepals.

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Origin of episepalous

First recorded in 1880–85; epi- + -sepalous
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