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Botanical Glossary

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Amorphic

Flowers without symmetry; usually with an indefinite number of stamens and carpels, and usually subtended by bracts or discolored upper leaves; e.g., Salix discolor, Echinops ritro. (mostly fossil forms).

Scope: Flower
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