Meaning of monocephalous in English:

monocephalous

Pronunciation /?m?n?(?)?s?f?l?s/ /?m?n?(?)?s?f(?)l?s/ /?m?n?(?)?k?f?l?s/

adjective

Botany
  • Of a stem, stalk, etc.: bearing a single capitulum or umbel. Of a plant: having its flowers in a single capitulum or umbel.

Origin

Mid 19th century (in an earlier sense). From mono- + -cephalous, perhaps after French monocéphale.