monoecious


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to monoecious: gynoecious

monoecious

 [mon-e´shus]
having reproductive organs typical of both sexes in a single individual.

monoecious

/mo·noe·cious/ (mo-ne´shus) having reproductive organs typical of both sexes in a single individual.

monoecious

also

monecious

(mə-nē′shəs)
adj.
1. Botany Having unisexual reproductive organs or flowers, with the organs or flowers of both sexes borne on a single plant, as in pines and corn (maize).
2. Biology Relating to or exhibiting hermaphroditism; hermaphroditic.

mo·noe′cism (mə-nē′sĭz′əm) n.
mo·noe′cy (-sē) n.

monoecious

(of plants) having both male and female organs occurring on the same plant, in unisexual flowers such as maize and hazel. The term literally means ‘one home’. Compare DIOECIOUS.

monoecious

having reproductive organs typical of both sexes in a single individual.
References in periodicals archive ?
Accessions of monoecious species can also be regenerated through both female and male gametic control (plant to plant hand pollinations and equal number of seeds taken per plant) (Crossa and Vencovsky, 1994).
This effect is quite pronounced in populations with small K and small R, because these are the conditions that insure the greatest deviations of the sex ratio from 1:1, and even with large K and R, the mean time to extinction under monogamy is approximately half that expected for a randomly mating, monoecious population (fig.
Sex expression in monoecious cucumbers micropropagated in vitro.
Migalj (1969) found that the acetolyzed pollen grains of dioecious strains tended to have a diameter averaging about 33 pm, while the grains of monoecious strains were smaller, with a diameter averaging about 27 pm; and the pollen of dioecious plants was also more uniform, while that of monoecious plants were more variable in size and in number of pores.
Flowers dioecious, plants Hectioideae of Central America Flowers perfect, or rarely 4 monoecious or polygamodioeious, or dioecious and plants of the Brazilian Shield 4.
Patterns of weevil herbivory on male, monoecious and female inflorescences of Sagittaria latifolia.
There are two categories of plants with imperfect flowers: monoecious and dioecious plants.
Plants having both staminate and pistillate flowers on the same plant are monoecious, literally meaning "one house" (see Figure 5-4).
The family is monoecious and you can see, at this time of year, both male and female flowers on courgettes.
1] hybrid filament floret genus gibberellin guard cell hermaphroditic horticulture imperfect incomplete inflorescence intergeneric hybrid interspecific hybrid intraspecific hybrid leaf (leaflet) lenticel meristem monocot (monotyledon) monoecious nomenclature organelle osmosis ovary ovule pedicel peduncle perfect petal petiole petiolule phloem pistil pistillate rachis receptacle rhizome root cap root hair sepal sessile source-to-sink movement species spur stamen staminate stigma stipule stolon stomate storage organ style taxonomy thorn/spine trichome tuber tuberous root tunic venation xylem zone of cell elongation
Finally, most aphid species were strictly monoecious (59%), whereas C.