monoecious


monoecious

adjective

  1. Biology. having both male and female organs in the same individual; hermaphroditic.
  2. Botany. (of a plant, species, etc.) having the stamens and the pistils in separate flowers on the same plant.

adjective

  1. (of some flowering plants) having the male and female reproductive organs in separate flowers on the same plant
  2. (of some animals and lower plants) hermaphrodite

adj.

  1. Having unisexual reproductive organs or flowers, with the organs or flowers of both sexes carried on a single plant, as in corn.
  2. Hermaphroditic.

  1. Having separate male flowers and female flowers on the same plant. Maize and oaks are monoecious plants. Compare dioecious.

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