protogynous

[proh-tuh-jahy-nuhs, -gahy-, proh-toj-uh-nuhs]
adjective Botany.
of or pertaining to a flower in which the shedding of pollen occurs after the stigma has stopped being receptive; having female sex organs maturing before the male.
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protogynous (prəʊˈtɒdʒɪnəs)
 
adj
Compare protandrous (of plants and hermaphrodite animals) producing female gametes before male ones
 
pro'togyny
 
n

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Models to compare management options for a protogynous fish.
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