Definition of Apetaly

1. the state of having no petals [n -ALIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Apetaly

aperture function
aperture membrane
aperture of mastoid antrum
aperture of orbit
aperture plane
apetalous flower
apetaly (current term)
apex auriculae
apex beat
apex capitis fibulae
apex cartilaginis arytenoideae
apex cordis
apex cornus posterioris
apex cuspidis dentis
apex dentis
apex impulse
apex linguae
apex nasi

Literary usage of Apetaly

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Morphology of Angiosperms: (Morphology of Spermatophytes. Part II) by John Merle Coulter, Charles Joseph Chamberlain (1903)
"For example, the phenomenon styled apetaly may be observed in flowers whose ... While some cases of apetaly may be explained as the suppression of a set of ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1899)
"The following papers were read at the several sessions of the Society, in addition to which a number of others were read by title : 'apetaly and ..."

3. Glimpses of the Cosmos by Lester Frank Ward (1915)
"Yet means of their better protection were possible and were gradually adopted. apetaly.—The very earliest flowers were probably destitute ..."

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