from The Century Dictionary.
- Bearing or having stamens. A staminiferous flower is one which has stamens without a pistil. A staminiferous nectary is one that has stamens growing on it.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Bearing or having stamens.
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- adjective botany Bearing or having
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The female flowers, which are merely composed of a tripid calyx and no corolla, when produced by a tree in full vigor are perfectly urceolate, slightly tinged with green at the base, and well filled by the ovary, whereas the female flowers of weakly trees are entirely yellow, imperfectly urceolate, and approach more to the staminiferous flowers of the male.
The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom Considered in Their Various Uses to Man and in Their Relation to the Arts and Manufactures; Forming a Practical Treatise & Handbook of Reference for the Colonist, Manufacturer, Merchant, and Consumer, on the Cultivation, Preparation for Shipment, and Commercial Value, &c. of the Various Substances Obtained From Trees and Plants, Entering into the Husbandry of Tropical and Sub-tropical Regions, &c.
Panicum has two unequal glumes, the lower very small; the lower florets also, are usually staminiferous.