Origin of pistillate
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Examples from the Web for pistillate
The pistillate flowers are in erect catkins and are arranged in pairs.Field and Woodland Plants
William S. Furneaux
The pistillate flowers are stalked and are also covered with hairs.American Forest Trees
Henry H. Gibson
Unisexual, with staminate and pistillate flowers on different individuals.
Unisexual, with staminate and pistillate flowers on the same individual.
Heads few–many-flowered, radiate; the rays 1–16, pistillate.
- having pistils but no anthers
- having or producing pistils
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- Having pistils but no stamens. Female flowers are pistillate.
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