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.