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heterostyly

/ˈhɛtərəˌstaɪlɪ/
noun
1.
the condition in certain plants, such as primroses, of having styles of different lengths, each type of style in flowers on different plants, which promotes cross-pollination
Derived Forms
heterostylous, adjective
Word Origin
C20: from Greek, from heteros different + stylos pillar
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