Definition of apetalous in English:
(Of a flower) having no petals.
- The flower is apetalous with deciduous sepals.
- Morphological characters include leaves that are not gland-dotted, persistent intrapetiolar stipules, some apetalous species, and a reduction in stamen number in several species.
- Flowers are small, with white petals up to 2.5 mm or often apetalous, and last only a short time.
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