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heterostyled

or heterostylous

[het-er-uh-stahyld or het-er-uh-stahy-luh s] /ˈhɛt ər əˌstaɪld or ˌhɛt ər əˈstaɪ ləs/
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1.
(of a plant) having styles of different forms or lengths in the flowers.
Origin of heterostyled
1870-1875
First recorded in 1870-75; hetero- + -style1 + -ed3
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