anisocarpic

adjective
an·iso·car·pic | \¦aˌnīsə¦kärpik, a¦n-\
variants: or anisocarpous \-pəs \

Definition of anisocarpic 

of flowers

: having fewer members in the whorl of carpels than in any of the other floral whorls — compare isocarpic

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First Known Use of anisocarpic

1881, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anisocarpic

anis- entry 1 + -carpic, -carpous

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