Sentence Examples


  • 38 shows a pentamerous symmetrical flower, with dimerous pistil.
  • A flower in which the parts are arranged in twos is called dimerous; when the parts of the whorls are three, four or five, the flower is trimerous, tetramerous or pentamerous, respectively.
  • Dimerous and tetramerous symmetry occur also among dicotyledons.
  • The symmetry in the flower is evidently dimerous, and the abnormality in the androecium, where the four long stamens are opposite the posterior sepals, takes place by a splitting, at a very early stage of development, of a single outgrowth into two.
 
 

How would you define dimerous? Add your definition here.

comments powered by Disqus