Definition of Cleistogamic. Meaning of Cleistogamic. Synonyms of Cleistogamic

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Definition of Cleistogamic

Cleistogamic
Cleistogamic Cleis`to*gam"ic, Cleistogamous Cleis*tog"a*mousa. [Gr. ? closed (fr. ? to shut) + ? marriage.] (Bot.) Having, beside the usual flowers, other minute, closed flowers, without petals or with minute petals; -- said of certain species of plants which possess flowers of two or more kinds, the closed ones being so constituted as to insure self-fertilization. --Darwin.

Meaning of Cleistogamic from wikipedia

- Cleistogamy is a type of automatic self-pollination of certain plants that can propagate by using non-opening, self-pollinating flowers. Especially well...
- - linear and submerged or orbicular and floating. Some species have cleistogamic flowers. Heteranthera callifolia (syn. H. callaefolia) Heteranthera dubia...
- concentrated on two divisions of the hermaphroditic cl****, namely the cleistogamic and heterostyled. Darwin’s reflections indicate the economy of nature...
- pubescent hairs. Young plants produce seated, horizontally oriented cleistogamic flowerheads under the rosette leaves. Later, erect, weakly branched or...
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