autoicous


autoicous
adjective
having male and female reproductive organs in separate clusters on the same plant
Similar to: ↑monoecious, ↑monecious, ↑monoicous

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\(ˈ)ȯ|tȯikəs, (ˈ)ȯd.|ȯi-\ adjective also autoecious
Etymology: aut- + -oicous, -oecious (from Greek oikos dwelling + English -ous) — more at vicinity
: having male and female organs on the same plant but on separate branches

certain mosses are autoicous

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/aw toy"keuhs/, adj. Bot.
having the male and female organs on the same plant.
[AUT- + oic- ( < Gk oik-, s. of oîkos house) + -OUS]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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