gamophyllous

[gam-uh-fil-uh s]

adjective Botany.

having leaves united by their edges.

Origin of gamophyllous

First recorded in 1870–75; gamo- + -phyllous
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British Dictionary definitions for gamophyllous

gamophyllous

adjective

(of flowers) having united leaves or perianth segments
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