Glossary: perianth

Definition:

the outer sterile whorls or envelopes of a flower, made up of identical perianth segments, or of two different kinds of perianth segments: sepals (calyx) or petals (corolla). See also tepal.

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Hyde, M.A. (2020). UK Flora: Glossary details: perianth.
https://www.ukflora.info/speciesdata/glossary-display.php?glossary_id=527, retrieved 26 October 2020

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