- consisting of one leaf, as a calyx.
- having only one leaf.
Origin of monophyllous
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As an example we shall cite the monophyllous calyx of the Œnother.
Is the monophyllous or monosepalous calyx a transformation due to the junction of the primitive leaflets?
Calyx proper, very short, monophyllous, a lanceolate leaflet springing from the border.The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines
T. H. Pardo de Tavera
- botany having or consisting of only one leaf or leaflike part
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