gamopetalous


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gamopetalous

[¦gam·ə¦ped·əl·əs]
(botany)
Having petals united at their edges. Also known as sympetalous.
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Corolla fusion [additive]: free petals (polypetalous) = 0; fused at the base (basally gamopetalous) = 1; fused with lobes (gamopetalous) = 2; fully fused, no lobes (gamopetalous) = 3; fused distally (calyptra) = 4.
saportana do not have a gamopetalous corolla, one of the diagnostic characters of the genus (Fig.
Calyx and corolla gamopetalous or polypetalous and sometimes not well differentiated, rotate, campanulate, urceolate, or tubular.