monoecious


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monoecious

, monecious, monoicous
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

monoecious

[mə′nē·shəs]
(botany)
Having both staminate and pistillate flowers on the same plant.
Having archegonia and antheridia on different branches.
(zoology)
Having male and female reproductive organs in the same individual. Also known as hermaphroditic.
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These equations were also given by Crossa and Vencovsky (1994) for monoecious species.
For 4Ks > 1, except for very low fecundity organisms, there is a dramatic reduction in the mean extinction times of obligately selfing populations relative to those for randomly mating monoecious populations.
Conclusion: The effect of progesterone, testosterone and estrone on plant morphology, flowering and pollen viability in monoecious cucumbers cultured in vitro was demonstrated.
Many cultivars, especially those selected for stem fiber production, are monoecious (with both male flowers and female flowers, and often with sexually intergradient flowers, on the same plants), or at least substantially so (i.
Glochidion was regarded as a genus of the family Euphorbiaceae, which consists of monoecious, rarely dioecious trees or shrubs.
Outdoor cucumber plants are monoecious, meaning there are both stamens and pistils in separate flowers on the same plant, and produce 10 to 20 male flowers for every one female flower.
is a seed propagated, day-neutral, monoecious climbing herb that belongs to the family Cucurbitaceae [1].
In most monoecious aroids, female flowers senesce before male flowers mature, making cross-pollination necessary.
The flowers are monoecious (individual flowers are either male or female, but both sexes can be found on the same plant).
Millan is a large-leaved, monoecious palm with short stem, 0.