whorl

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(botany) the whorl of sepals of a flower collectively forming the outer floral envelope or layer of the perianth enclosing and supporting the developing bud; usually green calyx
(botany) the whorl of petals of a flower that collectively form an inner floral envelope or layer of the perianth corolla
any of numerous composite plants having flower heads with well-developed ray flowers usually arranged in a single whorl daisy
any liliaceous plant of the genus Trillium having a whorl of three leaves at the top of the stem with a single three-petaled flower trillium , wake-robin , wood lily
whorl of leaves growing around a stem verticil
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