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Definition of keel

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Definition as written by Sugar_fl:

A pair of united petals in certain flowers, as those of the pea.

Definition as written by poppysue:

Example on pea flower

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Definition as written by Margiempv:

A projecting longitudinal ridge, as the midrib of the spathe in certain iris species.

Definition as written by dmj1218:

A prominate rib, ridge, or crease in the undersurface.

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