Cleistogamic
Cleistogamic Cleis`to*gam"ic, Cleistogamous Cleis*tog"a*mousa. [Gr. ? closed (fr. ? to shut) + ga`mos marriage.] (Bot.) Having, beside the usual flowers, other minute, closed flowers, without petals or with minute petals; -- said of certain species of plants which possess flowers of two or more kinds, the closed ones being so constituted as to insure self-fertilization. --Darwin. [1913 Webster]

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  • cleistogamic — kleistogamija statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Augalų neišsiskleidusių (kleistogaminių) žiedų savidulka ir apsivaisinimas. atitikmenys: angl. cleistogamic; cleistogamous vok. Kleistogamie, f rus. клейстогамия, f …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • cleistogamic — adjective see cleistogamous …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cleistogamic — cleis·to·gam·ic …   English syllables

  • cleistogamic — adj. Bot. (of a flower) permanently closed and self fertilizing. Etymology: Gk kleistos closed + gamos marriage …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cleistogamous — Cleistogamic Cleis to*gam ic, Cleistogamous Cleis*tog a*mousa. [Gr. ? closed (fr. ? to shut) + ga mos marriage.] (Bot.) Having, beside the usual flowers, other minute, closed flowers, without petals or with minute petals; said of certain species… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cleistogamous — adjective exhibiting or relating to cleistogamy • Syn: ↑cleistogamic • Pertains to noun: ↑cleistogamy (for: ↑cleistogamic), ↑cleistogamy * * * cleistogamously, cleistogamically, adv …   Useful english dictionary

  • cleistogamous — also cleistogamic adjective Etymology: Greek kleistos closed (from kleiein to close) + International Scientific Vocabulary gamous more at clavicle Date: 1874 characterized by or being small inconspicuous closed self pollinating flowers additional …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • -gamic — adjective combining form Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from Greek gamos gamous having (such) reproductive organs < cleistogamic > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Heteranthera — limosa Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …   Wikipedia

  • cleistogamous — cleistogamously, cleistogamically, adv. cleistogamy, n. /kluy stog euh meuhs/, adj. Bot. pertaining to or having pollination occurring in unopened flowers. Also, cleistogamic /kluy steuh gam ik/. Cf. chasmogamous. [1880 85; CLEISTO + GAMOUS] * *… …   Universalium

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