Heteromorphous


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Het`er`o`mor´phous


a.1.(Biol.) Heteromorphic.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Spikelets usually heteromorphous. Subsessile spikelet with lower lemma glabrous or glabrous on both sides of the midnerve and alternately pilose and glabrous in the remaining zones.
Each inflorescence consists of 7-9 small flowers, white, pink, or yellow in colour, and flowers are heteromorphous in nature.
(2) As compared to the other vascular plants, ferns exhibit a digenetic heteromorphous life cycle, including a free-living gametophyte.
It should probably be noted that the mere observation of "heteromorphous" language games presupposes a position from which they can appear incommensurate (Lyotard 1984, 65).