Obdiplostemony


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Obdiplostemony

 

the distribution in some plants of the stamens in two whorls (for example in the Caryophyilaceae). In contrast to diplostemony, the stamens of the inner whorl alternate with the petals, and those of the outer whorl are located opposite the petals.

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