American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Borne on or attached to the petals or corolla, as the stamens of the petunia.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Borne upon the petals of a flower: applied to stamens, and to plants whose stamens are attached to the corolla.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. (Bot.) Borne on the petals or corolla.
- epi- + petal + -ous (Wiktionary)
“Advance has been along two lines, markedly in relation to insect-pollination, one of which has culminated in the hypogynous epipetalous bicarpellate forms with dorsiventral often large and loosely arranged flowers such as occur in Scrophulariaceae, and the other in the epigynous bicarpellate small-flowered families of which the Compositae represent the most elaborate type.”
“Stamens epipetalous, 4 or 2, free, rarely filaments connate, sometimes one staminodial; anther 1 - or 2-celled, usually dehiscing longitudinally; disc persistent.”
“( "Bluthendiagramme, II., page 482) the longer stamens may be either epipetalous or episepalous in this family.”
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