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Infundibuliform    [ Botany ]

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Synonym: Funnelform, Funnel-shaped
     
  Shaped like a funnel (a circular, narrowing tube), describes a flower or other plant part that is shaped like a funnel or cone.  
     
[Latin “infundibulum” funnel + -form]  


Funnel-shaped flowers
( Rebutia heliosa )

An infundibuliform 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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