from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In botany, the occurrence of more than one independent stage or form in the life-cycle of a species, as in certain uredineousfungi, such as Puccinia graminis, which passes through three stages. See heterœcism, Puccinia, Uredineæ, etc. Also spelled pleomorphism.
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