discifloral


discifloral
/dis'i flawr"euhl, -flohr"-/, adj. Bot.
having flowers in which the receptacle is expanded into a conspicuous disk, as in composite plants.
[1870-75; DISC + -I- + FLORAL]

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  • Discifloral — Dis ci*flo ral, Disciflorous Dis ci*flo rous, a. [See {Disk}, and {Floral}.] (Bot.) Bearing the stamens on a discoid outgrowth of the receptacle; said of a subclass of plants. Cf. {Calycifloral}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • discifloral — dis·ci·flo·ral …   English syllables

  • discifloral — /dɪsiˈflɔrəl/ (say disee flawruhl) adjective having flowers in which the receptacle is expanded into a conspicuous disc. {disci + floral} …   Australian English dictionary

  • discifloral — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Disciflorous — Discifloral Dis ci*flo ral, Disciflorous Dis ci*flo rous, a. [See {Disk}, and {Floral}.] (Bot.) Bearing the stamens on a discoid outgrowth of the receptacle; said of a subclass of plants. Cf. {Calycifloral}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disci- — a combining form of disc, as in discifloral …   Australian English dictionary

  • disciflorous — adjective see discifloral …   Useful english dictionary


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