pentamerous definition

  • adjective:
    • Having five similar components.
    • Having rose components, eg petals, sepals, and stamens, in units of five, as with the geranium.
    • In five components; contains five components.
    • divided in to, or composed of, five components; in addition, organized in sets, with five parts in each set, as a flower with five sepals, five petals, five, or two times five, stamens, and five pistils.
    • of the Pentamera.
    • divided in to five parts; specifically, having each flowery whorl include five (or a multiple of five) members
  • others:
    • Five-parted; five-jointed; composed or consisting of five components or five sets of similar parts.

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