Definition of alternisepalous in English:

alternisepalous

adjective

Botany
  • (Especially of a stamen) positioned between the sepals or divisions of the calyx.

Pronunciation

alternisepalous

/ɔːlˌtəːnɪˈsɛp(ə)ləs/ /ɔːlˌtəːnɪˈsiːp(ə)ləs/ /ɒlˌtəːnɪˈsɛp(ə)ləs/

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in American Journal of Botany.