Definition of Autoicous
1. Adjective. Having male and female reproductive organs in separate clusters on the same plant.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Autoicous
Literary usage of Autoicous
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club by Torrey Botanical Club (1902)
"Lobule filiform, not inflated, inflorescence autoicous, perianth plane or nearly so on ... 13- 13- Lobe widely spreading, inflorescence autoicous. 14. ..."
2. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1902)
"It is a smaller plant than D. taxifolia and differs from it also in its apiculate leaves and in its inflorescence, which is autoicous instead of ..."
3. Mosses with Hand-lens and Microscope: A Non-technical Hand-book of the More by Abel Joel Grout (1903)
"... but not so much enlarged and not in a series ; costa shorter as a rule; autoicous ... forming more or less distinct auricles: autoicous in most cases; ..."
4. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign (1900)
"... the species is autoicous; and in so small a species it may be taken for granted that the male flowers are small and inconspicuous, even when present. ..."
5. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign (1905)
"Schiffner found it in Riesengebirge last year, and has also determined his plant to be autoicous. In connection with the inflorescence in this genus, ..."
6. The Nature Library by Doubleday, Page & Co., Firm, Publ (1907)
"autoicous inflorescence. ... be separated on different parts of one plant (autoicous), or side by side on the same plant ..."