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floral envelope

noun, Botany
the calyx and corolla of a flower.
Origin of floral envelope
1820-30 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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British Dictionary definitions for floral-envelope

floral envelope

the part of a flower that surrounds the stamens and pistil: the calyx and corolla (considered together) or the perianth
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floral-envelope in Science
floral envelope
See perianth.
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