homochromous

[ hoh-muh-kroh-muh s, hom-uh- ]
/ ˌhoʊ məˈkroʊ məs, ˌhɒm ə- /

adjective Botany, Zoology.

being all of one color, as a composite flower or flower head.

Origin of homochromous

First recorded in 1835–45; homochrome + -ous

Related forms

ho·mo·chro·my [hoh-muh-kroh-mee, hom-uh-] /ˈhoʊ məˌkroʊ mi, ˈhɒm ə-/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for homochromous

homochromous

/ (ˌhəʊməˈkrəʊməs, ˌhɒm-) /

adjective

(esp of plant parts) of only one colour
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