What does apetalous mean?

apetalous meaning in General Dictionary

Having no petals or flower leaves See Illust under Anther

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  • (of plants) having no petals
  • Having no petals, or flower leaves. [See Illust. under Anther].

Sentence Examples with the word apetalous

The genus Myrica is the type of a small, but widely distributed order, Myricaceae, which is placed among the apetalous families of Dicotyledons, and is perhaps most nearly allied to the willow family.

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