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Australian Biological Resources Study

Flora of Australia
GLOSSARY

Compiled by A.McCusker


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campanulate: bell-shaped.
cupuliform: nearly hemispherical, shaped like a cupola (dome).
perianth: the calyx and corolla of a flower, especially where the two are similar.
rotate: circular and flattened, e.g. of a corolla with a very short tube and spreading lobes.
salverform: of a sympetalous corolla, salver-shaped, i.e. with a slender tube and abruptly expanded flat, rotate limb (like the corolla of Primula).
urceolate: urn-shaped.
Shape of Perianth Tube
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