monoecious


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monoecious

 [mon-e´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.
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Sex expression in monoecious cucumbers micropropagated in vitro.
The coenanthia of Dorstenia bonijesu had pistilate ([bar.X] = 109 [+ or -] 21.1) and staminate ([bar.X] = 563 [+ or -] 55.4) flowers at a 1:5 proportion, being thus bisexual and the species being therefore monoecious. Coenanthia either were infundibuliform (Fig.
Individuals of the species are monoecious, bearing imperfect flowers of both sexes together on long, flattened inflorescences.
ex Poir.) is a seed propagated, day-neutral, monoecious climbing herb that belongs to the family Cucurbitaceae [1].
In most monoecious aroids, female flowers senesce before male flowers mature, making cross-pollination necessary.
The flowers are monoecious (individual flowers are either male or female, but both sexes can be found on the same plant).
Both male and female flower clusters occur on a the same individual, so the tree is "monoecious." Look for these inconspicuous inflorescences in midspring.
Flowers usually unisexual, the plants monoecious; perianth absent; staminate flowers with 1-3 stamens; filaments capillary; anthers narrowly linear, 2-4 mm long, apex usually mucronate or awned; pistillate flowers with one pistil; styles longer than stigmas; stigmas (2) 3, capillary.
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.