[jin-uh-stee-mee-uh m, gahy-nuh-, jahy-]
- the united stamens and pistil of an orchid.
Origin of gynostemium
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Gynostemium, name of the column in Orchids, &c., consisting of style and stigma with stamens combined.The Elements of Botany
Adhesion is well seen in the gynostemium of orchids, where the stamens and stigmas adhere.