epicalyx


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epicalyx

a CALYX-like structure that occurs outside and around the true calyx, as in the strawberry flower.
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5 cm in length; epicalyx orange; corolla 6-merous, 5-5.
Flowers pedicellate, bisexual, buds clavate; epicalyx orange; corolla 6-merous, 5-6 X0.
The appendages are most likely sepals and the smaller spines may represent segments of a lythracean epicalyx or may be merely tubercles.