Cyclic Flower


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Cyclic Flower

 

a flower whose parts are arranged in a whorl. Cyclic flowers are characteristic of most flowering plants, including those of the families Liliaceae, Caryophyllaceae, and Solanaceae.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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