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Infundibuliform    [ Botany ]

Dictionary of botanic terminology - index of names

Synonym: Funnelform, Funnel-shaped, Trumpet-like
     
  Shaped like a funnel (a circular, narrowing tube), describes a flower or other plant part that is shaped like a funnel or cone.  
     


Funnel-shaped flowers
( Rebutia heliosa )

An infundibuliform or Funnel-shaped flowers is a flower shaped like a funnel or inverted cone, with petals either fused or overlapping and usually joined into a short tube at the base, that is of a corolla tube, widening gradually and uniformly from the bottom upward.

 
     

 

 

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