- having the sepals united.
Origin of gamosepalous
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Gamosepalous applies to the calyx when the sepals are in this way united.
In a gamopetalous corolla or gamosepalous calyx, the shape of the tube in the bud may sometimes be noticeable.
The venation is useful as pointing out the number of leaves which constitute a gamosepalous calyx.
- (of flowers) having united or partly united sepals, as the primroseCompare polysepalous
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