diplostemonous

diplostemonous

[dip-luh-stee-muh-nuhs, -stem-uh-]
adjective Botany.
having two whorls of stamens, with the outer whorl opposite the sepals and the inner whorl opposite the petals.

Origin:
1865–70; diplo- + Greek stḗmon- (stem of stḗmôn) the warp (see stamen) + -ous

diplostemony, noun
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diplostemonous (ˌdɪpləʊˈstiːmənəs, -ˈstɛm-)
 
adj
(of plants) having twice as many stamens as petals, esp with the stamens arranged in two whorls
 
[C19: from New Latin diplostemonus (unattested), from diplo- + -stemonus relating to a stamen]

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