/ (ˈhæpləʊˈstiːmənəs, -ˈstɛm-) /
(of plants) having the stamens arranged in a single whorl
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Word Origin for haplostemonous
C19: from New Latin, from haplo- + -stemonus relating to a stamen
Words nearby haplostemonous
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Example sentences from the Web for haplostemonous
Haplo-, in Greek compounds, single; as Haplostemonous, having only one series of stamens.The Elements of Botany|Asa Gray