- having male and female flowers on one head, as in many composite plants.
Also synecious, syn·oe·cious [si-nee-shuh s] /sɪˈni ʃəs/.
Origin of synoicous
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synecious synoicous (sɪˈnɔɪkəs)
- (of a bryophyte) having male and female organs together on a branch, usually mixed at the tip
C19: syn- + -oecious, from Greek oikion diminutive of oikos house