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.
References in periodicals archive ?
Rhaphidorrhynchium amoenum is a monoicous species widespread throughout Australia and New Zealand (Scott and Stone 1976).
Rhapidorrhynchium amoenum is recognised as a monoicous species (Scott and Stone 1976) and although the majority of stems expressed monoicy, a number of stems were found to bear solely female or solely male organs (Table 2a).