gynostemium


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gynostemium

[¦gīn·ō′stē·mē·əm]
(botany)
The column composed of the united gynoecia and androecium.
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Roles of synorganisation, zygomorphy and heterotopy in floral evolution: the gynostemium and labellum of orchids and other lilioid monocots.