(Of a plant) having stamens and pistils in the same flower.
More example sentences
- Some plants with monoclinous flowers possess devices which prevent close-pollination.
- Rice is a self-pollinated crop with small flowers that are monoclinous.
- Some of the trees are monoclinous, others only male.
early 19th century: from French monocline or modern Latin monoclinus, from Greek monos 'single'+ klinē 'bed' + -ous.