trioecious


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trioecious

(traɪˈiːʃəs) or

triecious

adj
(Botany) (of a plant species) having male, female, and hermaphrodite flowers in three different plants
[C18: from New Latin trioecia, from Greek tri- + oikos house]

tri•oe•cious

(traɪˈi ʃəs)

adj.
of or pertaining to a species having male, female, and hermaphrodite flowers on different plants.
[1855–60; < New Latin Trioeci(a) former order name (Greek tri- tri- + oikía, pl. of oikíon house =oîk(os) house + -ion diminutive suffix) + -ous]
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Other widely occurring and taxonomically disparate taxa demonstrate elements of the trioecious A.
canescens can be regarded as having multiple morphs, and therefore, applying traditional typology, we described the species as "at least trioecious.
Reproductive biology and relative male and female fitness in a trioecious cactus, Pachycereus pringlei (Cactaceae).