protogynous

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protogynous

(prō′tə-gī′nəs, -jĭn′əs)
adj.
Of or relating to an organism, especially a plant, in which the female reproductive organs mature before the male reproductive organs.

pro·tog′y·ny (prō-tŏj′ə-nē) n.

protogynous

(of female gametes) ripening before the male gametes. Compare PROTANDROUS (1).