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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  • cleistogamous — [klīs΄tə gam′ikklīs täg′ə məs] adj. [< Gr kleistos, closed (see CLOSE2) + GAMOUS] Bot. having small, unopened, self pollinating flowers, usually in addition to the showier flowers: also cleistogamic [klīs΄tə gam′ik] …   English World 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

  • cleistogamous — 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

  • 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

  • cleistogamous — adjective Pertaining to cleistogamy …   Wiktionary

  • cleistogamous — cleis·tog·a·mous …   English syllables

  • cleistogamous — cleis•tog•a•mous [[t]klaɪˈstɒg ə məs[/t]] also cleis•to•gam•ic [[t]ˌklaɪ stəˈgæm ɪk[/t]] adj. bot pertaining to or having pollination occurring in unopened flowers • Etymology: 1880–85; < Gkkleistó(s)closed, v. adj. ofkleíeinto close, bar +… …   From formal English to slang

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

  • cleistogamous flower — cleistogamous flower. См. клейстогамный цветок. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • cleistogamous flower — kleistogaminis žiedas statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Uždaras žiedas, apsidulkinantis savidulkos būdu. atitikmenys: angl. cleistogamous flower rus. клейстогамный цветок …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

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