calycine


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ca·ly·cine

 (kā′lĭ-sīn′, -sĭn, kăl′ĭ-)
adj.
Of, relating to, or resembling a calyx.

calycine

(ˈkælɪˌsaɪn) ,

calycinal

or

calyceal

adj
(Botany) relating to, belonging to, or resembling a calyx

cal•y•cine

(ˈkæl ə sɪn, -ˌsaɪn)

also ca•lyc•i•nal

(kəˈlɪs ə nl)

adj.
of or resembling a calyx.
[1810–20; < Latin calyc-, s. of calyx calyx + -ine1]
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Adj.1.calycine - of or relating to or resembling a calyx
phytology, botany - the branch of biology that studies plants
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Calycine colleters absent; corolla salveriform or somewhat funnelform in Haplophyton; corolla-lobe aestivation either sinistrorse or dextrorse; corona absent; style head with or without a basal collar; ovary apocarpous or rarely syncarpous; disc absent, adnate, or inconspicuous.
Calycine colleters absent; corolla salveriform; corolla-lobe aestivation usually sinistrorse (dextrorse in Kopsia, Neisosperma, and Ochrosia); corona absent; style head usually with stigmatic region beneath basal collar; disc normally present; ovary apocarpous (in some Rauvolfia spp.
Leaves opposite; calycine colleters present or absent; corolla salveriform; corolline corona absent; corolla-lobe aestivation almost always sinistrorse; apical connective appendages of anthers often scarcely developed; style head usually with stigmatic region beneath basal collar, sometimes body uniformly receptive; ovary congenitally syncarpous; disc mostly adnate or indistinct from ovary.