/ (ˌmɒnəʊkləˈmɪdɪəs) /
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(of a flower) having a perianth of one whorl of members; not having a separate calyx and corolla
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Word Origin for monochlamydeous
C19: from Greek, from mono- + khlamus a cloak + -eous
Words nearby monochlamydeous
monocarpic, monocarpous, monocephalic, Monoceros, monochasium, monochlamydeous, monochloride, monochloroacetic acid, monochord, monochroic, monochromat
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How to use monochlamydeous in a sentence
These form the perianth and are in one series, when the flower is termed monochlamydeous, or in two series (dichlamydeous).
In what are termed monochlamydeous flowers both calyx and corolla are wanting, as in Salicineæ and many other orders.Vegetable Teratology|Maxwell T. Masters