heteroicous

adjective het·er·oi·cous \ -¦rȯikəs \
variants: or less commonly heteroecious \-¦rēshəs\

Definition of heteroicous

:having archegonia and antheridia either on the same branch or on different branches of the same plant — compare paroicous, polyoicous

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Origin and Etymology of heteroicous

heter- + -oicous, -oecious (from Greek oikos dwelling + English -ous)


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