floral envelope


noun Botany.

the calyx and corolla of a flower.

Origin of floral envelope

First recorded in 1820–30
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British Dictionary definitions for floral envelope

floral envelope

noun

the part of a flower that surrounds the stamens and pistil: the calyx and corolla (considered together) or the perianth

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Science definitions for floral envelope

floral envelope

[ flôrəl ]

See perianth.

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