A flower in a state of full bloom, anthesis.
anthesis definition by Webster's New World
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the state of full bloom in a flower
Origin: Classical Greek anthēsis ; from anthein, to bloom ; from anthos: see antho-
anthesis definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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noun pl. an·the·ses
The period during which a flower is fully open and functional.
Origin: Greek anthēsis, flowering, from anthein, to bloom, from anthos, flower.
anthesis - Science Definition
The period during which a flower is fully open and functional. Also called efflorescence.