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Frondescence of the petals has been observed most frequently in the following cases; some, perhaps, were cases merely of virescence, q. v.; see also under Chloranthy, Prolification.
In the very common cases where the pistil of _Trifolium repens_ becomes foliaceous (see Frondescence), the outer ovules are generally two or more instead of being solitary.