HyperDic: floral_envelope

English > 1 sense of the expression floral envelope:
NOUNplantfloral envelope, perianth, chlamys, perigone, perigoniumcollective term for the outer parts of a flower consisting of the calyx and corolla and enclosing the stamens and pistils
English > floral envelope: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningCollective term for the outer parts of a flower consisting of the calyx and corolla and enclosing the stamens and pistils.
Synonymsperianth, chlamys, perigone, perigonium
Part offlower, bloom, blossomreproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts
Partscalyx(botany) the whorl of sepals of a flower collectively forming the outer floral envelope or layer of the perianth enclosing and supporting the developing bud
corolla(botany) the whorl of petals of a flower that collectively form an inner floral envelope or layer of the perianth
NarrowerfallsThe petals or sepals of a flower that bend downward (especially the outer perianth of an iris)
Broadercovering, natural covering, coverA natural object that covers or envelops
plant organA functional and structural unit of a plant or fungus
Spanishperiantio, perianto, perigonio
Catalanperiantio, periant, perigonio

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