androdioecious

[an-droh-dahy-ee-shuh s]

adjective Botany.

having staminate and monoclinous flowers on separate plants of the same species.

Nearby words

  1. androcles and the lion,
  2. androclinium,
  3. androconium,
  4. androcracy,
  5. androcratic,
  6. androecium,
  7. androgen,
  8. androgenic,
  9. androgenic hormone,
  10. androgenize

Origin of androdioecious

First recorded in 1875–80; andro- + dioecious

Related formsan·dro·di·oe·cism [an-droh-dahy-ee-siz-uh m] /ˌæn droʊ daɪˈi sɪz əm/, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for androdioecious

androdioecious

adjective

(of a plant species) having hermaphrodite and male flowers on separate plants
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