perianth


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perianth

the organs of a flower outside the sex organs, consisting of the CALYX and COROLLA; the floral envelope.
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pallida belongs to the group of Bearded Irises (Barbatae are the species with flowers, bearing a beard of multicellular hairsprings on the outer perianth lobes) from the Iris section of the series Elatae Lawrence.
Mae siap y blodau yn amrywiol, weithiau'n ddwbl llawn, weithiau dim ond y trymped sy'n ddwbl, tra bod segmentau'r perianth yn parhau i fod yn unigol ac yn wahanol."
TABLE 2: Biometric characteristics of mature fruits (with perianth) of Attalea maripa from silvopastoral systems in Bonito and Nova Timboteua, Para, Brazil (n = 500 per provenance).
Pedicel is 2-3 mm long and articulate; perianth is 3 mm long; 8 nectaries are yellow, alternating with stamens, being heterostyly; stigma is capitate.
In 2002, Norbaek and coworkers [44] identified anthocyanins as the contributory factor for the blue colour of the perianth in chicory flower and [45, 46] later reported that chicory flower contains saccharides, flavonoids, cichorine, methoxycoumarin, and essential oils.
Perianth Colour Affect Germination Behavior in the Wind Pollinated Salsola rubescens in the Arabian Deserts.
Its common name perfectly describes the pretty flowers where the cup or corona is enlarged and the perianth reduced to skinny little 'petals'.
One appears to have come from a pure full yellow, the other from a Sulphur yellow, and for observation it is suggested that the yellow more generally gives the full rose-like flower, and the Sulphur the full cup of florets with the divisions of the perianth free as in the single.