androecial

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  • androecial — /an drēˈshi əl/ adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑andro …   Useful english dictionary

  • androecium — androecial /an dree sheuhl/, adj. /an dree shee euhm/, n., pl. androecia / shee euh/. Bot. the stamens of a flower collectively. [1830 40; < NL < Gk andr ANDR + oikíon, dim. of oîkos house] * * * …   Universalium

  • Stamen — For the Bulgarian physician, see Stamen Grigorov. Stamens of a Hippeastrum with white filaments and prominent anthers carrying pollen The stamen (plural stamina or stamens, from Latin stamen meaning thread of the warp ) is the pollen producing… …   Wikipedia

  • seta — 1. noun a) A bristle or hair The latter has the sporophyte seta 4 cells in diam. and has thecal Lejeunea type androecial branches b) The stalk of a moss sporangium, or occasionally in a liverwort …   Wiktionary

  • thecal — adjective a) Of or pertaining to a theca. The latter has the sporophyte seta 4 cells in diam. and has thecal Lejeunea type androecial branches b) Possessing a theca. See Also: theca …   Wiktionary

  • androecium — /ænˈdrisiəm/ (say an dreeseeuhm) noun (plural androecia /ænˈdrisiə/ (say an dreeseeuh)) the stamens of a flower collectively. {New Latin, from Greek andr andr + oikion house} –androecial, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

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