Monadelphous meaning

mŏnə-dĕlfəs, mōnə-
Having all the filaments united into a single tubelike group. Used of stamens.
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Having the stamens united by their filaments into one set or bundle, as some legumes.
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Related to stamens whose filaments are united into a single tubelike group. The stamens of flowers of leguminous plants are often monadelphous.
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(botany) Having all its stamens within a flower fused together at least partly by the filaments.
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Origin of monadelphous

  • mon(o)– Greek adelphos brother

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