gynandrous definition

  • adjective:
    • obtaining the stamens and pistil united to form a column, like in orchids.
    • Having stamens and pistils collectively in a column.
    • displaying qualities of both feminine and masculine. Both denotational synonym and connotational antonym of androgynous.
  • others:
    • In botany, getting the stamens adnate to and obviously borne upon the pistil, as with Asclepias, Aristolochia, and all sorts of orchids.

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