What does androecium mean?

androecium meaning in General Dictionary

a male gametoecium

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  • The stamens of a flower taken collectively.

androecium meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) The stamens of a flower taken collectively.


Sentence Examples with the word androecium

Apart from this, botanists are generally agreed that the concrescence of parts of the flower-whorls - in the gynaeceum as the seed-covering, and in the corolla as the seat of attraction, more than in the androecium and the calyx - is an indication of advance, as is also the concrescence that gives the condition of epigyny.

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