A spider plant flower

Botanical Nerd Word: Hexamerous

Hexamerous: With parts arranged in sets or multiples of six.*

This spider plant (Chlorophytum comosum) flower has six petals and six stamens.

*Harris, J.G., Harris, M.W. (2001). Plant identification terminology: An illustrated glossary (2nd ed.). Spring Lake: Spring Lake Publishing.

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