[jin-oh-dahy-ee-shuhs, gahy-noh-, jahy-]
adjective Botany.
having female flowers on one plant and hermaphrodite flowers on another plant of the same species.

1875–80; gyno- + dioecious

gynodioeciously, adverb
gynodioecism [jahy-noh-dahy-ee-siz-uhm] , noun Unabridged
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gynodioecious (ˌɡaɪnəʊdaɪˈiːʃəs)
(of a plant species) having some individuals bearing female flowers only and others bearing hermaphrodite flowers only

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Example sentences
The buckwheat is gynodioecious, with self-compatible flowers that require pollinator visits.
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