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Synonyms for perianth

collective term for the outer parts of a flower consisting of the calyx and corolla and enclosing the stamens and pistils

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Calyx: Perianth single-leaved, oblong, acuminate, opposite at the base, dehiscing longitudinally, persistent.
The perianth is oblonge-cylindric, terete, with a few weak folds above.
The segments of the perianth are yellow with bright red bases, and the fruits are oblong, 3-6 cm long, reddish to purplish-red when mature.
Each flower is borne in a single bract (modified leaf) and has either no perianth (floral envelope) or one reduced to a series of scales or bristles rather than showy petals.
Equisetopsida, Magnoliidae, Asparagales, Amaryllidaceae) are terrestrial herbs, not climbing, with a subterranean bulb, umbellate inflorescence, and white perianth.
However, aesthetically, its rare ivory white perianth (petals) and two coloured corona (trumpet) in both amber-orange and buttermilk white, means that Alnwick Magic will always be distinctly visible in its striking clusters to both visitors and gardeners alike.
The individual unisexual flowers lack a perianth, the pistillate flower consisting of 1 (rarely 2) pistil(s) subtended by a scale, and the staminate flower consisting of 1-3 stamens borne in a scale.
8 cm in diameter, often with abortive carpels visible and more or less developed, exocarp nearly smooth when fresh, red at maturity, dotted with lenticels, perianth with triangular petals, staminodes triangular, obtuse at apex, to 2 mm long, sometimes with abortive anther.
After separating the perianth parts and stamens, stigmas with three parts were collected and weighted on an analytical scale.
Together, the calyx and corolla are termed the perianth.
Refuge use by the coconut mite Aceria guerreronis: Fine scale distribuition and association with other mites under the perianth.
Like nearly all other Nyctaginaceae, the fruit is an achene, surrounded by an "anthocarp," a persistent accessory fruit that develops from the lower part of the uniseriate perianth.