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tubuliflorous

[ too-byuh-luh-flawr-uhs, -flohr-, tyoo- ]
/ ˌtu byə ləˈflɔr əs, -ˈfloʊr-, ˌtyu- /
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adjective Botany.
having the corolla tubular in all the perfect flowers of a head, as certain composite plants.
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Origin of tubuliflorous

First recorded in 1890–95; tubule + -i- + -florous
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British Dictionary definitions for tubuliflorous

tubuliflorous
/ (ˌtjuːbjʊlɪˈflɔːrəs) /

adjective
(of plants) having flowers or florets with tubular corollas

Word Origin for tubuliflorous

C19: from tubule + -florous
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