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liguliflorous

liguliflorous


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Liguliflorous  \Lig`u*li*flo"rous\ 
  (l[i^]g`[-u]*l[i^]*fl[=o]"r[u^]s),  a.  [Ligule  +  L.  flos, 
  floris,  a  flower.]  (Bot.) 
  Bearing  only  ligulate  flowers;  --  said  of  a  large  suborder  of 
  composite  plants,  such  as  the  dandelion,  lettuce,  hawkweed, 
  etc