homogamous
adjective see homogamy

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Homogamous — Ho*mog a*mous, a. [Gr. ? married together; ? the same + ? marriage.] (Bot.) Having all the flowers alike; said of such composite plants as Eupatorium, and the thistels. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • homogamous — 1811, from HOMOGAMY (Cf. homogamy) + OUS (Cf. ous) …   Etymology dictionary

  • homogamous — /hoh mog euh meuhs/, adj. 1. Bot. a. having flowers or florets that do not differ sexually (opposed to heterogamous). b. having the stamens and pistils maturing simultaneously (opposed to dichogamous). 2. Biol. pertaining to the interbreeding of… …   Universalium

  • homogamous — ho·mog·a·mous (ho mogґə məs) characterized by or pertaining to homogamy …   Medical dictionary

  • homogamous — adj. having male and female parts which mature simultaneously (Botany); of interbreeding between individuals with similar characteristics (Biology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • homogamous — ho·mog·a·mous …   English syllables

  • homogamous — ho•mog•a•mous [[t]hoʊˈmɒg ə məs[/t]] adj. 1) a) bot having flowers or florets that do not differ sexually (opposed to heterogamous 2)) b) bot having the stamens and pistils maturing simultaneously 2) dvl gen pertaining to the interbreeding of… …   From formal English to slang

  • homogamous — /hɒˈmɒgəməs/ (say ho moguhmuhs) adjective 1. having flowers or florets which do not differ sexually (opposed to heterogamous). 2. having the stamens and pistils maturing simultaneously (opposed to dichogamous). {Greek homogamos married to the… …   Australian English dictionary

  • homogamous — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Plant sexuality — Close up of an Echinopsis spachiana flower, showing both carpels (only the styles and stigmas are visible) and stamens, making it a perfect flower. Plant sexuality covers the wide variety of sexual reproduction systems found across the plant… …   Wikipedia

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