florigen

noun
flo·​ri·​gen | \ ˈflȯr-ə-jən How to pronounce florigen (audio) \

Definition of florigen

: a hormone or hormonal agent that promotes flowering

Other Words from florigen

florigenic \ ˌflȯr-​ə-​ˈje-​nik How to pronounce florigenic (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of florigen

1936, in the meaning defined above

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“Florigen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/florigen. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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