OTHER WORDS FROM cleistogamouscleis·tog·a·mous·ly, cleis·to·gam·i·cal·ly, adverbcleis·tog·a·my, nounnon·cleis·to·gam·ic, adjectivenon·cleis·tog·a·mous, adjective
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Such plants are technically called Cleistogamous, and are all self-fertilizing.The plant-lore and garden-craft of Shakespeare|Henry Nicholson Ellacombe
The cleistogamous, and not the brilliant flowers: the victory is with ugliness, and not with beauty.
Cleistogamous Flowers, that is, in those which are fertilized in the flower-bud, while still unopened.The Elements of Botany|Asa Gray
In other cases precautions are taken to prevent cross-fertilisation, as in the numerous cleistogamous or closed flowers.Darwinism (1889)|Alfred Russel Wallace
The other species are all propagated by their cleistogamous flowers.The Making of Species|Douglas Dewar