Staminode



noun, plural staminodia
[stam-uh-noh-dee-uh] /ˌstæm əˈnoʊ di ə/ (Show IPA). Botany.
1.
a sterile or abortive stamen.
2.
a part resembling such a stamen.
noun (pl) -nodes, -nodia (-ˈnəʊdɪə)
1.
a stamen that produces no pollen

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