Choripetalae

plural noun

Cho·​ri·​pet·​a·​lae
ˌkōrəˈpetᵊlˌē
in some classifications
: a group of Archichlamydeae comprising plants with the floral corolla divided into distinct petals compare apetalae , metachlamydeae

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from chori- entry 2 + -petalae

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“Choripetalae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Choripetalae. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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