Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In botany, having the petals and stamens arising immediately from the torus or thalamus; belonging to or characteristic of the Thalamifloræ.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Bot.) Bearing the stamens directly on the receptacle; -- said of a subclass of polypetalous dicotyledonous plants in the system of De Candolle.

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  • adjective botany Bearing the stamens directly on the receptacle.

Etymologies

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See thalamus, and floral.

Examples

  • They both start from a thalamifloral condition, then become corollifloral, G. purpurea at first resembling G. lutea and G. campestris, an Ophelia, and then specialise to the Ptychantha and Stephanantha forms respectively.

    The Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley

  • They both start from a thalamifloral condition, then become corollifloral, G. purpurea at first resembling G. lutea and G. campestris, an Ophelia, and then specialise to the Ptychantha and

    Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley — Volume 3

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