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/ (ˈhæpləʊˈstiːmənəs, -ˈstɛm-) /


(of plants) having the stamens arranged in a single whorl

Nearby words

haplophase, haplopia, haplorhine, haploscope, haplosis, haplostemonous, haplotype, haply, happen, happen by, happen on

Word Origin for haplostemonous

C19: from New Latin, from haplo- + -stemonus relating to a stamen
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Examples from the Web for haplostemonous

  • Haplo-, in Greek compounds, single; as Haplostemonous, having only one series of stamens.

    The Elements of Botany|Asa Gray