Definition of alternipetalous in English:

alternipetalous

adjective

Botany
  • (Especially of a stamen) positioned between the petals or lobes of the corolla.

Pronunciation

alternipetalous

/ɔːlˌtəːnɪˈpɛtələs/ /ɔːlˌtəːnɪˈpɛt(ə)ləs/ /ɒlˌtəːnɪˈpɛtələs/

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Spencer Baird (1823–1887), zoologist and scientific administrator.