floral-tube

floral tube

noun Botany.
a cylinder formed in some flowers by the fusion of the perianth and stamens, as in the daffodil or iris.
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floral tube  
A tube formed by the fusion of parts of the perianth and often the stamens at their bases, as in flowers of the daffodil or morning glory.
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