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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.
Apetalous mutants have been studied extensively in oilseed rape (Jiang and Becket, 2003).
Apetalous genotypes may be more efficient in photosynthesis and reallocation of assimilates because the yellow petal layer of Brassica oilseed crops reflects a large part of the photosynthetically active radiation (Chapman et al.
Apetalous genotypes in Brassica species have different genetic origins.
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).