tubuliflorous

tubuliflorous
\\“+|flōrəs\ adjective
Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary tubuli- + -florous
: having all the flowers with tubular corollas — used of plants of the order Campanulales and especially of the family Compositae

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/tooh'byeuh leuh flawr"euhs, -flohr"-, tyooh'-/, adj. Bot.
having the corolla tubular in all the perfect flowers of a head, as certain composite plants.
[1890-95; TUBULE + -I- + -FLOROUS]

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tubūlifloˈral or tubūlifloˈrous adjective
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Main Entry:tube

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  • tubuliflorous — [to͞o΄byə lə flôr′əs, tyo͞o΄byə lə flôr′əs] adj. [ TUBULI + FLOROUS] having flowers all or some of whose corollas are tubular: said of certain plants of the composite family …   English World dictionary

  • tubuliflorous — /tooh byeuh leuh flawr euhs, flohr , tyooh /, adj. Bot. having the corolla tubular in all the perfect flowers of a head, as certain composite plants. Also, tubiflorous. [1890 95; TUBULE + I + FLOROUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • tubuliflorous — tu·bu·li·flo·rous …   English syllables

  • tubuliflorous — tu•bu•li•flo•rous [[t]ˌtu byə ləˈflɔr əs, ˈfloʊr , ˌtyu [/t]] adj. bot having the corolla tubular in all the perfect flowers of a head, as certain composite plants • Etymology: 1890–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • tubuliflorous — /ˌtjubjuləˈflɔrəs/ (say .tyoohbyoohluh flawruhs) adjective having the corolla tubular in all the perfect flowers of a head, as certain plants of the family Compositae …  

  • tubiflorous — |t(y)übə|flōrəs adjective Etymology: tubi + florous : tubuliflorous * * * /tooh beuh flawr euhs, flohr , tyooh /, adj. Bot. tubuliflorous. * * * tubifloˈrous adjective Having tubular flowers • • • Main Entry: ↑tube …   Useful english dictionary

  • tubuli- — [to͞o′byə lə, tyo͞o′byə lə] 〚< L tubulus: see TUBULE〛 combining form tubule or tubular [tubuliflorous] * * * …   Universalium

  • tubiflorous — /tooh beuh flawr euhs, flohr , tyooh /, adj. Bot. tubuliflorous. * * * …   Universalium

  • -florous — aff. a combining form meaning “having flowers” of the kind or number specified by the initial element: tubuliflorous[/ex] • Etymology: < L flōrus …   From formal English to slang

  • -florous — [flə rəs] [< LL florus < L flos (gen. floris): see BLOOM1] combining form having a (specified) number or kind of flowers [triflorous, tubuliflorous] …   English World dictionary

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