monoicous


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monoicous

(mɒˈnɔɪkəs)
adj
1. (Botany) a variant of monoecious
2. (Biology) a variant of monoecious
moˈnoicously adv
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Adj.1.monoicous - having male and female reproductive organs in the same plant or animalmonoicous - having male and female reproductive organs in the same plant or animal
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Lewinska, anew genus to accommodate the phaneroporous and monoicous taxa of Orthotrichum (Bryophyta, Orthtotrichaceae).
Given that 60% of bryophytes worldwide are dioicous (Wyatt and Anderson 1984), most studies on sex ratios have been undertaken on dioicous species, whilst monoicous species have been neglected.