epipetalous


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epipetalous

(of plant structures) inserted upon the COROLLA, as in the stamens of the primrose.
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The bowl shaped corolla is subsessile, pedicel 1-2 mm long; sepal 5, connate at the base, 5 to 10 x 2 to 4 mm; corolla 5, gamopetalous, actinomorphic, isostemone, epipetalous stamens, alternate with the corolla lobes, ovary bicarpelar, superior, 1 to 2 ovules/locule.
Stamens in 5 epipetalous fascicles, 20-25 in number per fascicle; filaments ca.
1 g) and presumably epipetalous as they remained attached to the shed corolla (Fig.
Ocotheca's small flowers are characterized by five distinct sepals, a sympetalous corolla of five petals, five epipetalous stamens alternate to the petals, and five carpels that form a superior, compound ovary with five distinct styles.
Outside Styphelioideae, only Diplarche (Rhodoreae) possesses truly epipetalous stamens.
Apocynum, Microloma) coronas are found in the epipetalous sectors (i.