from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Of or relating to a corolla having a slender tube that flares abruptly into a nearly flat portion at the open end, as in phlox.
from The Century Dictionary.
- Same as
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adjective of or concerning a gamopetalous that has a slender tube and an abruptly expanded tip
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The flowers, produced through most of the year, are salverform like those of Phlox, simple, 2.5-7 cm broad, with five petals joined together at the base to form a tube.