ccdunciii at aol.com (CCDuncIII) writes:
>Can anyone tell me the correct terminology for the tip of a moonflower bud
>which firsts opens and stays put a few minutes before the glorious show
>begins. For lack of a more descriptive term (at the moment) what comes to
>mind is the penile tip of an uncircumcized child. Thanks..
If you want to be abstruse, you might say protochasmogamous. If you want to
be precise, and clear, better describe it in English!