isostemonous

isostemony, n.
/uy'seuh stee"meuh neuhs, -stem"euh-/, adj. Bot.
having stamens equal in number to the sepals or petals.
[1825-35; ISO- + Gk stémon thread + -OUS]

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  • Isostemonous — I so*stem o*nous, a. [Iso + Gr. sth mwn thread.] (Bot.) Having exactly as many stamens as petals. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • isostemonous — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|stēmənəs, stem adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary is + stemonous : having stamens equal in number to the perianth divisions * * * isostemony, n. /uy seuh stee meuh neuhs, stem euh /, adj. Bot. having stamens equal… …   Useful english dictionary

  • isostemonous — iso·stemo·nous …   English syllables

  • isostemony — ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈstēmənē, stem noun ( es) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary isostemonous + y : the quality or state of being isostemonous …   Useful english dictionary

  • Haplostemonous — Hap lo*stem o*nous (h[a^]p l[ o]*st[e^]m [ o]*n[u^]s), a. [Gr. aplo os simple + sth mwn a thread.] (Bot.) Having but one series of stamens, and that equal in number to the proper number of petals; isostemonous. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Isostemony — I so*stem o*ny, n. (Bot.) The quality or state of being isostemonous. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • haplostemonous — |haplō|stēmənəs, tem adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary hapl + stemonous : isostemonous * * * haplostēˈmonous adjective (Gr stēmōn thread; botany) With one whorl of stamens • • • Main Entry: ↑haplo …   Useful english dictionary

  • -stemonous — |stēmənəs, tem adjective combining form Etymology: from (assumed) New Latin stemonus, from Greek stēmōn warp, thread more at stamen : having (such or so many) stamens diplostemonous isostemonous …   Useful english dictionary

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