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apetalous

(of plants) without petals.
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Inheritance of apetalous character in Indian mustard and their reaction to mustard aphid infestation.
In segregating progenies, the apetalous trait and the male-sterile trait were inherited together.
The tetramerous, apetalous flowers of Chrysosplenium are
In Brassica species, mutants have been observed which show increased petals, reduced petals, or complete absence of petals (apetalous) (Singh, 1961a,b; Cours and Williams, 1977; Buzza, 1983; Lu and Fu, 1990; Fray et al., 1997).
The systematics of the apetalous fuchsias of South America, Fuchsia sect.
Takahashi (1994) proposed this term for the homeotic process occurring in the apetalous flower of Trillium apetalon (Trilliaceae), where there is a serial replacement of organ whorls from the center of the flower to the periphery.
apetalon is the only apetalous species in its genus.
The flowers, which are borne in axillary racemes, are unisexual and apetalous (Physena) or perfect (Asteropeia).