isostemonous


isostemonous

isostemonous [ahy-suh-stee-muh-nuh s, -stem-uh-] ExamplesWord Origin adjective Botany.

  1. having stamens equal in number to the sepals or petals.

Origin of isostemonous 1825–35; iso- + Greek stḗmōn thread + -ous Related formsi·so·ste·mo·ny, noun Examples from the Web for isostemonous Historical Examples of isostemonous

  • Isostemonous, the stamens equal in number to the sepals or petals.

    The Elements of Botany

    Asa Gray

  • British Dictionary definitions for isostemonous isostemonous adjective

    1. botany (of a flower) having the stamens arranged in a single whorl and equal to the number of petals

    Word Origin for isostemonous C19: from iso- + Greek -stemonus relating to a stamen

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