Botanical terminology: new twists or tradition?

Alexander P. Dyachenko

The use of the botanical terms “male,” “female,” “staminate,” “pistillate” and “carpellate” in old and recent botanical literature regarding their definition and concept is discussed. It is recommended that botanists should follow tradition in their use of this botanical terminology.
Skvortsovia: 3(3): 122 – 129 (published on line 3 March 2017)