perigone


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Noun1.Perigone - collective term for the outer parts of a flower consisting of the calyx and corolla and enclosing the stamens and pistilsperigone - collective term for the outer parts of a flower consisting of the calyx and corolla and enclosing the stamens and pistils
covering, natural covering, cover - a natural object that covers or envelops; "under a covering of dust"; "the fox was flushed from its cover"
blossom, flower, bloom - reproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts
corolla - (botany) the whorl of petals of a flower that collectively form an inner floral envelope or layer of the perianth; "we cultivate the flower for its corolla"
calyx - (botany) the whorl of sepals of a flower collectively forming the outer floral envelope or layer of the perianth enclosing and supporting the developing bud; usually green
falls - the petals or sepals of a flower that bend downward (especially the outer perianth of an iris)
plant organ - a functional and structural unit of a plant or fungus
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The section Nais was described basis on the urceolate shape of the perigone and arcuate-recurved inner tepals of Cypella aquatilis Ravenna, the type of the section, C.
The perigone shape of this new species is very distinct and resembles the perigone of species of Phalocallis.
In Dasypogon, the thin-walled fruit is enclosed in a persistent, indurate perigone that functions as the primary dispersal unit (Fig.
1--Perigone sulfur yellow on the interior, brick red to vinaceous on the exterior 2 1'--Perigone white, pink or lilac 3 2--Spathe 15-25 mm long; pedicel 21-28 mm long; perigone tube ca.
white flowers with green base), the very narrow perigone (7 mm vs.