tetradynamous


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Related to tetradynamous: placentation, didynamous, syngenesious, syncarpous

tet·ra·dy·na·mous

 (tĕt′rə-dī′nə-məs)
adj.
Having six stamens, four of which are longer than the others, as in most plants of the mustard family.

[tetra- + Greek dunamis, strength; see dynamic + -ous.]

tetradynamous

(ˌtɛtrəˈdaɪnəməs; -ˈdɪn-)
adj
(Botany) (of plants) having six stamens, two of which are shorter than the others
[C19: from tetra- + Greek dunamis power]

tet•ra•dy•na•mous

(ˌtɛ trəˈdaɪ nə məs)

adj.
having four long and two short stamens, as a flower of the mustard family.
[1820–30; tetra- + Greek -dynamos -powered, adj. derivative of dýnamis power; see -ous]