didynamous[dī din′ə məs]
of or having four stamens occurring in pairs of unequal length
Origin of didynamous; from Modern Latin didynamia, coined (1735) by Carolus Linnaeus ; from Classical Greek di- (see di-) + dynamis, power (see dynamic), for a former class of plants, in reference to the two stamens of greater length + -ous
Having four stamens in two pairs of unequal length.
Origin of didynamousFrom New Latin Didynamia, former class name : di–1 + Greek dunamis, power; see dynamic.
- (botany) Of or pertaining to the Didynamia; containing four stamens disposed in pairs of unequal length.