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cleistogamic

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cleis=to=gam=ic

CIDE DICTIONARY

cleistogamica. [Gr. closed (fr. to shut) + ga`mos marriage.].
     Having, beside the usual flowers, other minute, closed flowers, without petals or with minute petals; -- said of certain species of plants which possess flowers of two or more kinds, the closed ones being so constituted as to insure self-fertilization.  Darwin.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

cleistogamic, adj. Bot. (of a flower) permanently closed and self-fertilizing.

Etymology
Gk kleistos closed + gamos marriage

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