The veil is often wanting, but when present is fibrous and fugacious.
Petals 5, fugacious (lasting but a day), much larger than the calyx.
Petals 5, rarely 6, inserted on the calyx with the 7–20 stamens, fugacious.
Honours and dignities are tranſient, beauty and riches frail and fugacious, to a proverb.
Honours and dignities are transient, beauty and riches frail and fugacious, ...