Hermaphroditus

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Her·maph·ro·di·tus

 (hər-măf′rə-dī′təs)
n. Greek Mythology
The son of Hermes and Aphrodite, who became united in one body with the nymph Salmacis.

[Latin Hermaphrodītus, from Greek Hermaphrodītos : Hermēs, Hermes + Aphrodītē, Aphrodite; see Aphrodite.]

Hermaphroditus

(hɜːˌmæfrəˈdaɪtəs)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth a son of Hermes and Aphrodite who merged with the nymph Salmacis to form one body
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Noun1.Hermaphroditus - (Greek mythology) son of Hermes and Aphrodite who merged with the nymph Salmacis to form one body
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The production of specialized male and female flowers in a single monoecious plant is clearly a developmental modification rather than the kind of simple dichotomous genetic trait proposed for the species that evolved via gynodioecy.
Migalj (1969) found that the acetolyzed pollen grains of dioecious strains tended to have a diameter averaging about 33 pm, while the grains of monoecious strains were smaller, with a diameter averaging about 27 pm; and the pollen of dioecious plants was also more uniform, while that of monoecious plants were more variable in size and in number of pores.
Among monoecious plants, the classification of the plant that supplied the pollen is written first, followed by the classification of the plant that supplied the ovule and developed the seed.