gynostemium

noun
gyno·​ste·​mi·​um | \ -ˈstēmēəm \
plural gynostemia\ -​mēə \

Definition of gynostemium

: the column formed by the union of androecium and gynoecium (as in an orchid)

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History and Etymology for gynostemium

New Latin, from gyn- + Greek stēmōn warp, thread + New Latin -ium

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“Gynostemium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gynostemium. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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