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monoecious

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

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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.
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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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Rhynchostegium tenuifolium did not bear any female only or male only stems; all stems bore both sexes as expected for a monoicous species (Table 2c).
extenuata, and two monoicous species, Rhaphidorrhynchium amoenum and Rhynchostegium tenuifolium.
The monoicous mosses, Rhaphidorrhynchium amoenum and Rhynchostegium tenuifolium, were expected to have high numbers of sporophytes due to the ability of many monoicous species to self-fertilise.