tricolpate

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

tri- +‎ colpate

Adjective[edit]

tricolpate (not comparable)

  1. (botany, palynology, of a pollen) Having three grooves, or colpi, on each grain
    The pollen grains are tricolpate to tricolporoidate.

Noun[edit]

tricolpate (plural tricolpates)

  1. (botany, taxonomy) A plant with tricolpate (three-grooved) pollen
    The tricolpates are grouped into two clades.