diadelphous


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di·a·del·phous

 (dī′ə-dĕl′fəs)
adj.
Having the filaments of a flower united into two groups: diadelphous stamens.

[di- + Greek adelphos, brother.]

diadelphous

(ˌdaɪəˈdɛlfəs)
adj
1. (Botany) (of stamens) having united filaments so that they are arranged in two groups
2. (Botany) (of flowers) having diadelphous stamens
[C19: from di-1 + Greek adelphos brother]

di•a•del•phous

(ˌdaɪ əˈdɛl fəs)

adj.
(of stamens) united into two sets by their filaments.
[1800–10]
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1999) in southwest European Fabaceae, where the incidence of reduced diadelphous androecia is correlated with an autogamous syndrome.