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gynodioecious

[jin-oh-dahy-ee-shuh s, gahy-noh-, jahy-] /ˌdʒɪn oʊ daɪˈi ʃəs, ˌgaɪ noʊ-, ˌdʒaɪ-/
adjective, Botany
1.
having female flowers on one plant and hermaphrodite flowers on another plant of the same species.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; gyno- + dioecious
Related forms
gynodioeciously, adverb
gynodioecism
[jahy-noh-dahy-ee-siz-uh m] /ˌdʒaɪ noʊ daɪˈi sɪz əm/ (Show IPA),
noun
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  • The buckwheat is gynodioecious, with self-compatible flowers that require pollinator visits.
British Dictionary definitions for gynodioecious

gynodioecious

/ˌɡaɪnəʊdaɪˈiːʃəs/
adjective
1.
(of a plant species) having some individuals bearing female flowers only and others bearing hermaphrodite flowers only
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