chlamydeous

adjective
chla·​myd·​e·​ous | \ kləˈmidēəs \

Definition of chlamydeous

1 : relating to the floral envelope of a plant used chiefly in combinations archichlamydeousmetachlamydeous
2 : having a perianth opposed to achlamydeous

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History and Etymology for chlamydeous

probably back-formation from achlamydeous, archichlamydeous, metachlamydeous, monochlamydeous

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“Chlamydeous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chlamydeous. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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