haplostemonous

/ (ˈhæpləʊˈstiːmənəs, -ˈstɛm-) /

adjective

(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.