(also laciniated /ləˈsɪnɪəeɪtɪd/)
adjectiveBotany & Zoology
Divided into deep narrow irregular segments.
- That species also has laciniate petals and is similar in many ways, however it is not found inland.
- The trilobed to laciniate tepals resemble those of certain species of Chorizanthe.
- The huge flowers are very showy with laciniated or fringed edges.
Mid 18th century: from Latin lacinia 'fringe, hem, flap of a garment' + -ate2.
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