Definition of Dicliny

1. the state of having stamens and pistils in separate flowers [n -NIES]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dicliny

diclazuril
diclinic
diclinies
diclinism
diclinisms
dicliny (current term)
diclofenac
diclofenac sodium
diclofensine
diclosulam
dicloxacillin
dicloxacillin sodium
dicluster
diclusters
dicobalt
dicoccous
dicofol
dicolon
dicomplemented

Literary usage of Dicliny

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1. A Textbook of Botany for Colleges and Universities by John Merle Coulter, Charles Reid Barnes, Henry Chandler Cowles (1911)
"dicliny, which commonly is regarded as a primitive floral feature, ... Much the most significant tendency toward dicliny is seen in the composites, ..."

2. The Fertilisation of Flowers by Hermann Müller, D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson, Charles Darwin (1883)
"In flowers which receive abundant insect-visits cross-fertilisation has been insured sometimes by reversion to dicliny, sometimes by dichogamy, sometimes by ..."

3. Plant Life and Plant Uses: An Elementary Textbook, a Foundation for the by John Gaylord Coulter (1913)
"... more favorable to insect-pollination than dicliny is ?) As you have noted, close-pollination is a physical impossibility for ..."

4. Applied and Economic Botany for Students in Technical and Agricultural by Wilfred William Robbins (1896)
"Furthermore, it is clear that since the visit of insects depends upon the existing plan of organization it also guarantees the greatest success. 2. dicliny. ..."

5. Dictionary of Botanical Equivalents, French-English, German-English by Ernst Artschwager, Edwina Maria Smiley (1921)
"... stipitate shrubbery, bushes striate linear bushes, tangled growth parted dicliny cereal smut cereal rust - • bundle running separately without fusion ..."

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