Definition of pistillate in English:
(Of a plant or flower) having pistils but no stamens. Compare with staminate.
- In each treatment, eight to 20 pistillate flowers on different plants were used.
- Bract length was measured from the base of the bract to the apex of the midrib for both pistillate and staminate plants.
- In a hermaphroditic plant, flowers are first staminate, then pistillate, and the sexual stages do not overlap within the flower.
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