(Of a plant or flower) having the stamens and other floral parts at the same level as the carpels. Compare with epigynous, hypogynous.
- There is a vestigial non-functional perigynous disc and nectar is secreted by glandular trichomes distributed along the internal surface of the corolla.
For editors and proofreaders
Definition of perigynous in:
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.