gynaecandrous

gynaecandrous

[¦gī·nə¦kan·drəs]
(botany)
Having staminate and pistillate flowers on the same spike.
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Terminal spike gynaecandrous or staminate, lateral spikes gynaecandrous; perigynia 0.
Spikes 7-11, upper 2-6 (most often 4) staminate and strongly overlapping, the remaining lateral ones gynaecandrous and well separated.
Also, the lateral gynaecandrous spikes of the former are generally well separated, whereas in the latter species the upper lateral spikes overlap to some degree.
Spikes 5-7 (-8), the terminal gynaecandrous or staminate (and sometimes accompanied by a much smaller secondary staminate spike), lateral ones gynaecandrous.