mitriform


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mitriform

(ˈmaɪtrɪˈfɔːm)
adj
1. (Botany) botany having a mitre-like shape
2. (Zoology) zoology having a similarity to a mitre shell
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Wine-red coloration at the adaxial side of the petals, as well as an unpleasant scent reminiscent of old dishwater and vomit of both the mitriform pistillate and staminate flowers are typical characteristics of a sapromyiophilous pollination mode.
The morphology of some mitriform gastropods with special reference to their alimentary and reproductive systems (Neogastropoda).