diplostemonous

adjective

dip·​lo·​ste·​mo·​nous
¦diplō¦stēmənəs,
-tem-
: having the stamens in two whorls each of which has the same number as the petals and usually an inner stamen opposite each petal and an outer one opposite each sepal compare obdiplostemonous

Word History

Etymology

probably from (assumed) New Latin diplostemonus, from New Latin dipl- + (assumed) New Latin -stemonus -stemonous

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“Diplostemonous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/diplostemonous. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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