HyperDic: corolla

English > 1 sense of the word corolla:
NOUNplantcorolla(botany) the whorl of petals of a flower that collectively form an inner floral envelope or layer of the perianth
corolla > pronunciation
Soundskeraa'lah
RhymesAbila ... Zola: 109 rhymes with lah...
English > corolla: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaning(botany) the whorl of petals of a flower that collectively form an inner floral envelope or layer of the perianth.
Example"we cultivate the flower for its corolla"
Categorybotany, phytologyThe branch of biology that studies plants
Part ofperianth, chlamys, floral envelope, perigone, perigoniumCollective term for the outer parts of a flower consisting of the calyx and corolla and enclosing the stamens and pistils
Partscorona(botany) the trumpet-shaped or cup-shaped outgrowth of the corolla of a daffodil or narcissus flower
petal, flower petalPart of the perianth that is usually brightly colored
Broadercoil, whorl, roll, curl, curlicue, ringlet, gyre, scrollA round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)
Spanishcorola
Catalancorol·la

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