polypetalous definition

  • adjective:
    • Having separate petals, as on corolla of a rose or carnation.
    • having a corolla consists of distinct, separable petals
    • Consisting of, or having, a few or numerous separate petals.
    • having a corolla consists of many isolated or distinct petals
  • others:
    • In botany, having several separate petals: as, a polypetalous corolla. Also apopetalous, dialypetalous, choripetalous. See cut under corolla.

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