gam·​o·​phyl·​lous | \ ¦gamə¦filəs \

Definition of gamophyllous

: having united leaves or parts resembling leaves used especially of a floral envelope not differentiated into calyx and corolla

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History and Etymology for gamophyllous

probably from (assumed) New Latin gamophyllus, from New Latin gam- + -phyllus -phyllous

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“Gamophyllous.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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