Glossary: perianth

Definition:

the outer sterile whorls or envelopes of a flower, made up of identical perianth segments, or of two different kinds of perianth segments: sepals (calyx) or petals (corolla). See also tepal.

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Malawi: Glossary details: perianth.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/glossary-display.php?glossary_id=527, retrieved 9 December 2019

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