Staminodia
Staminodium Stam`i*no"di*um (-n[=o]"d[i^]*[u^]m), n.; pl. {Staminodia} (-[.a]). [NL. See {Stamen}, and {-oid}.] (Bot.) An abortive stamen, or any organ modified from an abortive stamen. [1913 Webster]

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