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or het·er·o·sty·lous

[het-er-uh-stahyld or het-er-uh-stahy-luh s]
  1. (of a plant) having styles of different forms or lengths in the flowers.
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Origin of heterostyled

First recorded in 1870–75; hetero- + -style1 + -ed3
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for heterostyled

Historical Examples of heterostyled

  • The heterostyled plants are normally dependent on a process corresponding to hybridisation.

    Darwin and Modern Science

    A.C. Seward and Others

  • The nature of heterostyled plants may be illustrated in the primrose, one of the best known examples of the class.