tubuliflorous

tubuliflorous

[too-byuh-luh-flawr-uhs, -flohr-, tyoo-]
adjective Botany.
having the corolla tubular in all the perfect flowers of a head, as certain composite plants.


Origin:
1890–95; tubule + -i- + -florous

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tubuliflorous (ˌtjuːbjʊlɪˈflɔːrəs)
 
adj
(of plants) having flowers or florets with tubular corollas
 
[C19: from tubule + -florous]

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