How to use Chorisis in a sentence
Alteration in the symmetrical arrangement as well as in the completeness and regularity of flowers has been traced to suppression or the non-development of parts, degeneration or imperfect formation, cohesion or union of parts of the same whorl, adhesion or union of the parts of different whorls, multiplication of parts, and deduplication (sometimes called chorisis) or splitting of parts.
Parts of the flower are often increased by a process of deduplication, or chorisis, i.e.
Many case's of what was considered chorisis are in reality due to the development of stipules from the staminal leaf.
Other modifications of some part of the flower, especially of the corolla and stamens, are produced either by degeneration or outgrowth, or by chorisis, or deduplication.Advertisement