Having all the filaments united into a single tubelike group. Used of stamens.
Having the stamens united by their filaments into one set or bundle, as some legumes.
Related to stamens whose filaments are united into a single tubelike group. The stamens of flowers of leguminous plants are often monadelphous.
Origin of monadelphous
- mon(o)– Greek adelphos brother
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition