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...
- Dioecious sedge is a common name for several plants and may refer to: Carex dioica, native to Europe and western Siberia Carex sterilis, native to North...
- amaranth genus. It has several common names, including carelessweed, dioecious amaranth, Palmer's amaranth, Palmer amaranth, and Palmer's pigweed. It...
- the term 'monoecious' for this situation and 'dioecious' for the opposite. Here 'monoecious' and 'dioecious' are used only for sporophytes.) The liverwort...
- the cultivar. Dioecious varieties are preferred for drug production, where the fruits (produced by female flowers) are used. Dioecious varieties are also...
- mature. There are approximately 75 species in the genus, 10 of which are dioecious and native to North America with the remaining 65 monoecious species endemic...
- Pollen cones of a male Ginkgo biloba tree, a dioecious species...
- genus of monocots with some 750 accepted species. They are palm-like, dioecious trees and shrubs native to the Old World tropics and subtropics. The greatest...
- on the basis of breeding system, uniting these four dioecious subgenera into a single dioecious subgenus Ficus. Monoecious figs were cl****ified within...
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