monochlamydeous


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monochlamydeous

(ˌmɒnəʊkləˈmɪdɪəs)
adj
(Botany) (of a flower) having a perianth of one whorl of members; not having a separate calyx and corolla
[C19: from Greek, from mono- + khlamus a cloak + -eous]
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The flowers are pedicellate and monochlamydeous with six yellow-greenish tepals, an androphore and numerous stamens (see Figure 1D).
These flowers are monochlamydeous with a tricarpellate, apocarpousgynoecium and a superior, trilocular ovary.