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Synonyms for apetalous

(of flowers) having no petals

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The tetramerous, apetalous flowers of Chrysosplenium are
The systematics of the apetalous fuchsias of South America, Fuchsia sect.
Takahashi (1994) proposed this term for the homeotic process occurring in the apetalous flower of Trillium apetalon (Trilliaceae), where there is a serial replacement of organ whorls from the center of the flower to the periphery.
apetalon is the only apetalous species in its genus.
The flowers, which are borne in axillary racemes, are unisexual and apetalous (Physena) or perfect (Asteropeia).