heterostyly


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heterostyly

[‚hed·ə′räst·əl·ē]
(botany)
Condition or state of flowers having unequal styles.
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A molecular phylogeny of the Lythraceae and inference of the evolution of heterostyly.
Barrett (1992: 1) defined heterostyly as "a genetic
A morphological hypothesis for the origin of heterostyly in the Rubiaceae.