triadelphous

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From tri- +‎ Ancient Greek ἀδελφός (adelphós) +‎ -ous.

Adjective[edit]

triadelphous (not comparable)

  1. (botany) Having its stamens fused together at least partly by the filaments so that they form three separate groups, some of which may contain a lone stamen.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Said of either a flower of a plants bearing such flowers.