Definition of Dioecious. Meaning of Dioecious. Synonyms of Dioecious

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Definition of Dioecious

Dioecious
Dioecian Di*[oe]"cian, Dioecious Di*[oe]"cious, a. (Biol.) Having the sexes in two separate individuals; -- applied to plants in which the female flowers occur on one individual and the male flowers on another of the same species, and to animals in which the ovum is produced by one individual and the sperm cell by another; -- opposed to mon[oe]cious.

Meaning of Dioecious from wikipedia

- adjective form: dioecious) is a characteristic of a species, meaning that it has distinct male and female individual organisms. Dioecious reproduction is...
- species is called dioecious. A 1995 study found that about 6% of angiosperm species are dioecious, and that 7% of genera contain some dioecious species. Members...
- amaranth genus. It has several common names, including carelessweed, dioecious amaranth, Palmer's amaranth, Palmer amaranth, and Palmer's pigweed. It...
- male or female. Species that have male and female members are called dioecious (from the Gr**** for 'two houses'). In some species, a single individual...
- the term 'monoecious' for this situation and 'dioecious' for the opposite. Here 'monoecious' and 'dioecious' are used only for sporophytes.) The liverwort...
- Pollen cones of a male Ginkgo biloba tree, a dioecious species...
- the cultivar. Dioecious varieties are preferred for drug production, where the fruits (produced by female flowers) are used. Dioecious varieties are also...
- **** Hermaphroditic Hermaphroditic, except schistosomes which are dioecious Dioecious Attachment organs Sucker or bothridia, and rostellum with hooks Oral...
- for the lack of female reproduction. Androdioecy can evolve either from dioecious ancestors through the invasion of hermaphrodites or from hermaphroditic...
- Pistacia lentiscus (also lentisk; mastic; Gr****: μαστίχα mastíkha ) is a dioecious evergreen shrub or small tree of the genus Pistacia, growing up to 4 m...
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