Definition of hexamerous in English:


Syllabification: hex·am·er·ous
Pronunciation: /hekˈsamərəs


Botany & Zoology
  • 1Having parts arranged in groups of six.
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    • The terminal and erect cymose inflorescence bears actinomorphic, hexamerous, dish-shaped flowers.
    • The chief points in the diagnosis of the species are the muscular body-wall, the ectodermal invaginations and pits in the wall, and the regular hexamerous development of the mesenteries.
    • Flowers are hexamerous, tubular, whitish and odoriferous, pollinated by relatively specialized vectors as large bees and hawkmoths.
  • 1.1Consisting of six joints or parts.

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