Cleistogamous sentence example
- The cleistogamous flowers are developed before or after the normal open flowers at seasons less s-- favourable for cross-pollination.
- Flowers which are closed at the time of maturity of anthers and stigmas are termed cleistogamous.
- Many plants produce, in addition to ordinary open flowers, so-called cleistogamous flowers, which remain permanently closed but which notwithstanding produce fruit; in these the corolla is inconspicuous or absent and the pollen grows from the anther on to the stigma of the same flower.
- Amphicarpum, native in the southeastern United States, has fertile cleistogamous spikelets on filiform runners at the base of the culm, those on the terminal panicle are sterile.