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monopetalous

[mon-uh-pet-l-uh s] /ˌmɒn əˈpɛt l əs/
adjective, Botany
2.
having only one petal, as a corolla.
Origin of monopetalous
1685-1695
1685-95; mono- + petalous
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  • Trifolium with a monopetalous flower, of a white colour, (T. pratense).

    Lachesis Lapponica Carl von Linn
  • A shrub with monopetalous, stillated, purple flowers, growing in tufts.

    The History of Sumatra William Marsden
  • They are monopetalous, small, white, stellated in six points.

    The History of Sumatra William Marsden
British Dictionary definitions for monopetalous

monopetalous

/ˌmɒnəʊˈpɛtələs/
adjective
1.
(of flowers) having only one petal
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