pin-eyed definition

  • adjective:
    • getting the stigma visible at throat of a gamopetalous corolla, whilst the stamens are hidden in the pipe.
    • obtaining the stigma noticeable in the throad of a gamopetalous corolla, even though the stamens tend to be hidden in the tube; -- stated of dimorphous plants. The opposite of thrum-eyed.
  • others:
    • getting the capitate stigma during the throat for the corolla, the stamens standing lower: noting, including, the long-styled as a type of the cowslip, Primula veris, and contrasted with thrum-eyed, applied to the short-styled form, when the anthers are above.

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