Definition of monanthous in English:

monanthous

Pronunciation /mɒˈnanθəs/ /məˈnanθəs/

adjective

rare Botany
  • Bearing only a single flower.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Robert Mayne (1808–1868). From scientific Latin monanthus, specific epithet (from mono- + ancient Greek ἄνθος flower) + -ous. Cf French monanthe.