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.
[flaw-rey-al] /flɔ reɪˈal/ noun 1. (in the French Revolutionary calendar) the eighth month of the year, extending from April 20 to May 19. /flɔreal/ noun 1. the month of flowers: the eighth month of the French revolutionary calendar, extending from April 21 to May 20
/ˈflɒrɪæt/ verb (intransitive) (pl) floreant 1. may (a person, institution, etc) flourish: floreat Oxonia!
/ˈflɔːrɪˌeɪtɪd/ adjective 1. a variant spelling of floriated