noun (plural androecia /anˈdriːsɪə/)Botany
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- Enlargement of the five androecial primordia shapes the remaining central portion of the floral apex into a pentagon, upon which the two carpel primordia are initiated simultaneously.
- Beetles began to escape the day pollen was shed due to changes in the androecial wall.
- It was shown that the androecial initiation was centripetal, whereas the microsporogenesis and anther maturation were centrifugal.
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