- having only one petal, as a corolla.
Origin of monopetalous
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Trifolium with a monopetalous flower, of a white colour, (T. pratense).Lachesis Lapponica
Carl von Linn
A shrub with monopetalous, stillated, purple flowers, growing in tufts.
They are monopetalous, small, white, stellated in six points.
- (of flowers) having only one petal
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