Heterostyled
Heterostyled Het"er*o*styled, a. (Bot.) Having styles of two or more distinct forms or lengths. --Darwin. [1913 Webster]

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  • heterostyled — ˈhed.ərōˌstīld adjective Etymology: heter + styled : having styles of two or more distinct forms or of different lengths heterostyled buckwheat compare homostyled …   Useful english dictionary

  • heterostyled — /het euhr euh stuyld /, adj. (of a plant) having styles of different forms or lengths in the flowers. Also, heterostylous. [1870 75; HETERO + STYLE1 + ED3] * * * …   Universalium

  • heterostyled — het·er·o·styled …   English syllables

  • Heterostylism — Het er*o*sty lism, n. (Bot.) The condition of being heterostyled. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • heterostylous — See heterostyled. * * * …   Universalium

  • heterostylous — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|stīləs adjective Etymology: heter + stylous : heterostyled * * * hetˈerostyled or heterostyˈlous adjective Having styles of different length in different flowers • • • Main Entry: ↑heter …   Useful english dictionary

  • legitimate pollination — noun In heterostyled plants, pollination of long styles from long stamens, and short from short • • • Main Entry: ↑legitimate …   Useful english dictionary

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