choripetalous


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cho·ri·pet·al·ous

 (kôr′ə-pĕt′l-əs)
adj.
Having separate petals; polypetalous.

[Greek khōri, khōris, apart; see ghē- in Indo-European roots + petalous.]
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Calyx lobes (or sepals) usually 1-7, or lacking, variable in size, persistent or deciduous; corolla choripetalous or more commonly sympetalous, and variously shaped, persistent or deciduous, with the usually 1-7 lo bes small to large.
Flowers actinomorphic, reduced, choripetalous, wind pollinated, unisexual or bisexual.
Calyx lobes variable in size, persistent or withering-persistent; corolla [+ or -] choripetalous, rotate, campanulate, salverform, fusiform or infundibular.