salverform


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sal·ver·form

 (săl′vər-fôrm′)
adj.
Of or relating to a corolla having a slender tube that flares abruptly into a nearly flat portion at the open end, as in phlox.

salverform

(ˈsælvəˌfɔːm)
adj
(Botany) (of the corolla of the phlox and certain other flowers) consisting of a narrow tube with flat spreading terminal petals
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Adj.1.salverform - of or concerning a gamopetalous that has a slender tube and an abruptly expanded tip
petaled, petalled, petalous - (of flowers) having petals
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