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isostemonous

[ahy-suh-stee-muh-nuh s, -stem-uh-] /ˌaɪ səˈsti mə nəs, -ˈstɛm ə-/
adjective, Botany
1.
having stamens equal in number to the sepals or petals.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; iso- + Greek stḗmōn thread + -ous
Related forms
isostemony, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for isostemony

isostemonous

/ˌaɪsəʊˈstiːmənəs; -ˈstɛm-/
adjective
1.
(botany) (of a flower) having the stamens arranged in a single whorl and equal to the number of petals
Word Origin
C19: from iso- + Greek -stemonus relating to a stamen
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