dioecious Describing plant species that have male and female flowers on separate plants. Examples of dioecious plants are willows. Compare monoecious.
dioecious Possessing male and female flowers or other reproductive organs on separate, unisexual, individual plants. Compare monoecious.
dioecious Possessing male and female reproductive organs in separate, unisexual, individual animals. Compare MONOECIOUS.
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