a flower or plant serving as the emblem of a city, state, nation, etc.
noun, Botany. 1. the calyx and corolla of a flower. noun 1. the part of a flower that surrounds the stamens and pistil: the calyx and corolla (considered together) or the perianth floral envelope (flôr’əl) See perianth.
noun 1. a city on W Long Island, in SE New York.
noun, Botany. 1. one of the modified leaves forming the perianth of a flower, as a sepal or petal.
noun, Botany. 1. a cylinder formed in some flowers by the fusion of the perianth and stamens, as in the daffodil or iris. floral tube A tube formed by the fusion of parts of the perianth and often the stamens at their bases, as in flowers of the daffodil or morning glory.