sternotribe

adjective
ster·​no·​tribe

Definition of sternotribe

: touching the undersurface especially : having stamens and pistils so arranged as to touch the sternum of a visiting insect sternotribe flowers

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History and Etymology for sternotribe

stern- + -tribe

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“Sternotribe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sternotribe. Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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