Bot. having small, unopened, self-pollinating flowers, usually in addition to the showier flowers
Origin of cleistogamousfrom Classical Greek kleistos, closed (see close) + -gamous
Of or relating to a flower that does not open and is self-pollinated in the bud.
Origin of cleistogamousGreek kleistos closed ( from kleiein to close ) -gamous
- (botany) Pertaining to cleistogamy.