from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Consisting of stamens or threads.
- adj. Of or pertaining to the stamens; possessing stamens; also, attached to the stamens.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as stamineous.
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Here, therefore, is a symmetrical and complete, regular, but dimerous orchideous flower, the first verticil of stamens not antheriferous, the second antheriferous, the carpels alternate with these; and here we have clear (and perhaps the first direct) demonstration that the orchideous type of flower has two stamineal verticils, as Brown always insisted. "