polypetalous

[pol-ee-pet-l-uh s]

Origin of polypetalous

First recorded in 1695–1705; poly- + petalous
Related formspol·y·pet·al·y, noun
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polypetalous

adjective
  1. (of flowers) having many distinct or separate petalsCompare gamopetalous
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