Shape of perianth tube

Flora of Australia Glossary — Vascular Plants

Compiled by A. McCusker


Shape of perianth tube

campanulate: bell-shaped.

cupuliform: nearly hemispherical, shaped like a cupola (dome).

perianth: the calyx and corolla of a flower, especially where the two are similar.

rotate: circular and flattened, e.g. of a corolla with a very short tube and spreading lobes.

salverform: of a sympetalous corolla, salver-shaped, i.e. with a slender tube and abruptly expanded flat, rotate limb (like the corolla of Primula).

urceolate: urn-shaped.