Definition of Sympetalous

1. Adjective. Having a corolla composed of partially or wholly fused petals forming a corolla shaped like a tube or funnel.

Exact synonyms: Gamopetalous
Similar to: Petaled, Petalled, Petalous

Definition of Sympetalous

1. a. Having the petals united; gamopetalous.

Definition of Sympetalous

1. Adjective. (botany) gamopetalous ¹

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Definition of Sympetalous

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sympetalous

sympathoexcitatory
sympatholytic
sympatholytics
sympathomimetic
sympathomimetics
sympathovagal
sympathy
sympathy card
sympathy strike
sympatico
sympatric
sympatrically
sympatries
sympatry
sympetalies
sympetalous (current term)
sympetaly
symphile
symphiles
symphilid
symphily
symphonic
symphonic music
symphonic poem
symphonic poems
symphonically
symphonies
symphoniette
symphonious
symphoniously

Literary usage of Sympetalous

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1. Elementary Studies in Botany by John Merle Coulter (1913)
"102 and 103), and such a corolla is said to be sympetalous (" petals together "). This sympetalous condition is so constant in families of plants, ..."

2. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"This condition is common in sympetalous flowers, where the stamens are said to be 'inserted upon the tube of the corolla.' This apparent coalescence of ..."

3. A Flora of Western Middle California by Willis Linn Jepson (1901)
"Corolla in most cases sympetalous, but inferior, 4 to 10 (rarely '2 or 3)-celled, ... Northern California. plant; flowers racemose; corolla sympetalous; ..."

4. Practical Botany by Joseph Young Bergen, Otis William Caldwell (1911)
"Five sympetalous families will here be treated: the Heath family, the Mint family, the Nightshade family, the Madder family, and the Composite family. ..."

5. Practical Botany by Joseph Young Bergen, Otis William Caldwell (1911)
"Five sympetalous families will here be treated: the Heath family, the Mint family, the Nightshade family, the Madder family, and the Composite family. ..."

6. Practical Botany by Joseph Young Bergen, Otis William Caldwell (1911)
"Not all of these families are of great economic importance (though two of them are so), but they are among the best representatives of sympetalous plants, ..."

7. A Text-book of Botany for Secondary Schools by John Merle Coulter (1906)
"It must not be supposed that irregular growths are found only in connection with sympetalous corollas; for the sweet pea represents a great family in which ..."

8. Elementary Studies in Botany by John Merle Coulter (1913)
"102 and 103), and such a corolla is said to be sympetalous (" petals together "). This sympetalous condition is so constant in families of plants, ..."

9. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"This condition is common in sympetalous flowers, where the stamens are said to be 'inserted upon the tube of the corolla.' This apparent coalescence of ..."

10. A Flora of Western Middle California by Willis Linn Jepson (1901)
"Corolla in most cases sympetalous, but inferior, 4 to 10 (rarely '2 or 3)-celled, ... Northern California. plant; flowers racemose; corolla sympetalous; ..."

11. Practical Botany by Joseph Young Bergen, Otis William Caldwell (1911)
"Five sympetalous families will here be treated: the Heath family, the Mint family, the Nightshade family, the Madder family, and the Composite family. ..."

12. Practical Botany by Joseph Young Bergen, Otis William Caldwell (1911)
"Five sympetalous families will here be treated: the Heath family, the Mint family, the Nightshade family, the Madder family, and the Composite family. ..."

13. Practical Botany by Joseph Young Bergen, Otis William Caldwell (1911)
"Not all of these families are of great economic importance (though two of them are so), but they are among the best representatives of sympetalous plants, ..."

14. A Text-book of Botany for Secondary Schools by John Merle Coulter (1906)
"It must not be supposed that irregular growths are found only in connection with sympetalous corollas; for the sweet pea represents a great family in which ..."

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