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 (stā′mə-nōd′, stăm′ə-) also stam·i·no·di·um (stā′mə-nō′dē-əm, stăm′ə-)
n. pl. stam·i·nodes also stam·i·no·di·a (-nō′dē-ə)
A sterile stamen, sometimes resembling a petal, as in the flower of a canna.

[New Latin stāminōdium, from Latin stāmen, stāmin-, thread; see stamen.]


(ˈstæmɪˌnəʊd) or


n, pl -nodes or -nodia (-ˈnəʊdɪə)
(Botany) a stamen that produces no pollen
[C19: from stamen + -ode1]
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Staminal modifications: all stamens fertile=0; sterile staminodia present= 1.
Staminodia develop from normal stamen primordia, but with altered developmental processes and patterns.