petaloid


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petaloid

(of plant structures) looking like a petal.
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Petaloid Secondary School and Girls College is working under the umbrella of Punjab Education Foundation (PEF) to provide free education to the poor and deserving students of KahnaNau.
The thickness of the foot, valley, and clearance regions of the petaloid base is directly related to the Formation of cracks on the bottle base.
Gray's protologue description includes some comments about the peculiarity of the dissimilarity of the light-yellow petaloid sepals, indicating that this species may deserve to be framed in a special section of the genus Streptanthus Nutt.
Petaloid bract and ovuliferous scales at the time of pollination simulating a floral envelope (Fig.
As described previously (Anonymous, 1985), it is the largest genus of petaloid monocotyledons except orchid.
Flora of the Otway Plain & Ranges; 1: Orchids, irises, lillies, grass-trees, mat-rushes and other petaloid monocotyledons.
Some flowers have nonfunctional, sterile stamens called staminodia, which often have flattened petaloid filaments.
The following evening, no treated flower opened, and the petaloid distal portion of the perianth had fallen from some flowers and was faded in the rest.
According to the company, the eight-point petaloid base together with the shape gives the bottle "an elegant beery appearance in addition to an important practical aspect: high stability and pressure resistance.
Gottlieb invariably places the gestural burst bel ow the geomorphic form, even when the burst becomes a tame Petaloid, 1962; this kind of juxtaposition suggests a heaven/hell metaphor--the ultimate unresolved tension.
Genetic variation of petaloid male-sterile cytoplasm of carrots revealed by sequence-tagged sites (STSs).
Camellia flowers have no smell, but double hybrids were bred with petaloid stamens, and these improvements made them the emblematic flowers of a period in Europe that was deeply influenced by Romanticism.