Origin of petaloid
Examples from the Web for petaloid
To cut the knot, and please all parties, our beautiful floral envelope has been denominated a petaloid perianth.Everyday Objects|W. H. Davenport Adams
In Iris it is situated on a cleft on the back of the petaloid divisions of the style (fig. 103).
The specimens collected were sessile and the pileus lateral, somewhat broadened at the free end, or petaloid.Studies of American Fungi. Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc.|George Francis Atkinson
Sometimes, as in Canna, one of the anther-lobes becomes abortive, and a petaloid appendage is produced.
Lip free, deeply concave at base, narrowly constricted and somewhat jointed in the middle, the upper portion dilated and petaloid.