hypanthium

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Synonyms for hypanthium

the cuplike or ringlike or tubular structure of a flower which bears the sepals and stamens and calyx (as in Rosaceae)

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echinate) seeds; longer pedicels and internodes of floral branches; and slightly shorter free hypanthia (Wells, 1984).
It is easily distinguished from its congeners by the narrowly ovate-lanceolate leaves, the long obconic hypanthia, the very short triangular calyx lobes separated by wide (3-4 mm wide) sinuses, and the very long corolla lobes (the dorsal lobes 18-25 mm, the lateral lobes 13-15 mm, the ventral lobe 8-10 mm).