pentamerous

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pentamerous

consisting of five parts, or being arranged in five categories or multiples of five.
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Evolution of dimery, pentamery and the monocarpellary condition in the monocot family Stemonaceae (Pandanales).
Gunnerales are sister to other core eudicots: Implication for the origin of pentamery.
This explanation does not account for the shifts between trimery and pentamery operating in the family, the occurrence of outer stamen pairs, and the improbable distinction between petals and sepals that may not have been present in the ancestors of the Polygonaceae, as no extant Polygonaceae with both sepals and petals exist.