variants or triecious
: having staminate, pistillate, and hermaphrodite flowers on different plants
a trioecious species
trioeciously adverb

Word History


New Latin Trioecia, order of plants in former classifications (from tri- + -oecia) + English -ous

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“Trioecious.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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