Origin of polypetalous
Examples from the Web for polypetalous
Several genera or species belonging to Polypetalous Orders are destitute of petals, or have them more or less united.
Polypetalous corolla of Soapwort, of five petals with long claws or stalk-like bases.
Polypetalous is the counterpart term, to denote a corolla of distinct, that is, separate petals.
Polypetalous, when the petals are distinct or separate (whether few or many), 89.
Sagina, sa-jī′na, n. a genus of polypetalous plants of the pink family.