(of stamens) united into two sets by their filaments.
(of plants) having the stamens so united.
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How to use diadelphous in a sentence
Filaments monadelphous below in a tube which is adherent to the corolla, diadelphous at the summit.
Stamens more or less diadelphous (9 and 1); the orifice of the tube oblique.
diadelphous, dī-a-del′fus, adj. grouped together in two sets—of the stamens of plants.
diadelphous (stamens), united by their filaments in two sets, 99.The Elements of Botany | Asa Gray
British Dictionary definitions for diadelphous
(of stamens) having united filaments so that they are arranged in two groups
(of flowers) having diadelphous stamens
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Scientific definitions for diadelphous
Gathered into two groups or bundles of equal or different number. The stamens of certain flowers, such as those of some members of the bean family, are diadelphous.
Having stamens so arranged.
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