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Having flowers with styles of uniform length, usually equal to that of the stamens.

ho′mo·styled′ adj.
ho′mo·sty′ly n.


(Botany) botany (in plants) the condition of having all the flowers with styles of only one length, rather than of different lengths. See also heterostyly
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It is believed that homostyly in this genus was derived from the breakdown of heterostyly as a general trend in evolution (Yasui et al.
Heterostyly, homostyly and fecundity in Amsinckia spectabilis (Boraginaceae).
The simplest assumption about distyly is to treat it as an unordered character with transitions in either direction between distyly and homostyly being equally likely (equal weighting).
This floral condition is referred to as homostyly following Darwin (1877) and other workers on heterostylous groups (e.
Using morphological and karyological information, Ray and Chisaki (1957b) proposed four separate evolutionary transitions from large-flowered heterostyly to smaller-flowered homostyly.
The genetics of distyly and homostyly in Turnera ulmifolia L.