perigynous


perigynous
adjective Etymology: New Latin perigynus, from peri- + -gynus -gynous Date: 1807 borne on a ring or cup of the receptacle surrounding a pistil <
perigynous petals
>
; also having perigynous stamens and petals <
perigynous flowers
>
perigyny noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.