Diadelphous meaning

dīə-dĕlfəs
Arranged in two bundles or sets by the fusion of the filaments.
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Gathered into two groups or bundles of equal or different number. The stamens of certain flowers, such as those of some members of the bean family, are diadelphous.
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Having the filaments of a flower united into two groups.

Diadelphous stamens.

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Having stamens so arranged.
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(botany) Having its stamens fused together at least partly by the filaments so that they form two separate bundles, or a bundle and a lone separate stamen.
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Having the stamens so arranged, as in the sweet pea.
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Origin of diadelphous

  • di– Greek adelphos brother

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition