gamosepalous


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gam·o·sep·al·ous

 (găm′ə-sĕp′ə-ləs)
adj.
Having or designating a calyx with partially or wholly united sepals.
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gamosepalous

(ˌɡæməʊˈsɛpələs)
adj
(Botany) (of flowers) having united or partly united sepals, as the primrose. Compare polysepalous
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The persistent, campanulate, gamosepalous calyx is comprised of five light green sepals, proximally fused up to [+ or -] 2/5th (5-6 mm) of their length with distal ends [+ or -] 3/5th free from each other.
Calyx gamosepalous, campanulate, tubular, spathaceous or urceolate, apex spatulate, bilabiate, truncate or 2-5-lobed, aestivation imbricate, with or without patelliform nectaries.
The calyx is thick, pentamerous, gamosepalous with small rounded to slightly acuminate calyx lobes that show traces of a midvein.