gynostegium

noun gyno·ste·gi·um

Definition of gynostegium

plural

gynostegia

\-jēə\
  1. 1 :  a covering of the gynoecium

  2. 2 :  the staminal crown in plants of the genus Asclepias

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Origin and Etymology of gynostegium

New Latin, from gyn- + steg- + -ium


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