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"Picote" redirects here. For the Italian wine grape also known as Picote, see Nebbiolo.
Picotee edges in flower

Picotee describes flowers whose edge is a different colour than the flower's base colour.[1] The word originates from the French picoté, meaning 'marked with points'.[2]


Orchid "Odontonia Prism Picotee X Crystal Palace"


  1. ^ Daily Dictionary entry for picotee (URL accessed June 16, 2006)
  2. ^ The Oxford Dictionary of English, page 1331. Oxford University Press, 2005.