monocarpellary

[mon-uh-kahr-puh-ler-ee]

Origin of monocarpellary

1860–65; mono- + carpellary
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monocarpellary

monocarpous (ˌmɒnəʊˈkɑːpəs)

adjective
  1. (of flowers) having only one carpel
  2. (of a plant gynoecium) consisting of one carpel
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