having or producing no flowers.
Botany. having no true seeds; cryptogamic.
- flow·er·less·ness, noun
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How to use flowerless in a sentence
The earliest forms of which we have any knowledge were flowerless plants, which produced minute spores instead of seeds.Gospel Philosophy | J. H. Ward
There are about 110,000 species of flowering plants and nearly as many flowerless plants.A Civic Biology | George William Hunter
Writing of these flowerless beauties, I am tempted to exclaim again, "Happy the humble!"A Rambler's lease | Bradford Torrey
Its stem is thin but hard, and much branched, the numerous flowerless branches usually forming a dense tuft close to the ground.Field and Woodland Plants | William S. Furneaux
The jubilant cry from the flowering thorn to the flowerless willow, "smite, smite, smite."Foe-Farrell | Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
British Dictionary definitions for flowerless
designating any plant that does not produce seeds: See cryptogam
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