Meaning of diclinous


Pronunciation: (dī'klu-nus, dī-klī'-), [key]
— adj. Bot.
  1. (of a plant species, variety, etc.) having the stamens and the pistils in separate flowers, either on the same plant or on different plants; either monoecious or dioecious.
  2. (of a flower) having only stamens or only pistils; unisexual.
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