Terminology Test

Hannon othonna@gmail.com
Tue, 12 May 2009 17:56:25 PDT

hysteranthous = leaves appearing after the flowers
proteranthous = flowers appearing before the leaves

I don't see why these would not be synonyms (!). Still, you may not
sound very impressive to your date if you are asked the term for
"flowers appearing after the leaves" as in many geophytic


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