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A plant that reproduces or is reproduced by apomixis.

[Back-formation from apomictic, produced by apomixis : apo- + Greek miktos, mixed (from meignunai, mig-, to mix; see apomixis).]

ap′o·mic′tic adj.
ap′o·mic′tic·al·ly adv.


(ˌæpəˈmɪktɪk) or


produced by, or relating to, apomixis
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.apomictic - of or relating to a plant that reproduces by apomixisapomictic - of or relating to a plant that reproduces by apomixis
phytology, botany - the branch of biology that studies plants
2.apomictic - (of reproduction) not involving the fusion of male and female gametes in reproductionapomictic - (of reproduction) not involving the fusion of male and female gametes in reproduction
asexual, nonsexual - not having or involving sex; "an asexual spore"; "asexual reproduction"
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Deciphering the origins of apomictic polyploids in the Cheilanthes yavapensis complex (Pteridaceae).
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The winged, wind dispersed seed of Phaedranassa would facilitate dispersal of apomictic seed away from the maternal plant.
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Meiotic and reproductive behavior of facultative apomictic [BC.
Molecular characterization of clonal population structure and biogeography of arctic apomictic Daphnia from Greenland and Iceland.
Guayule is not only normally a tetraploid (although diploids, polyhaploids, triploids and octaploids all spontaneously occur), but it is also a facultative apomictic producing a mixture of seed types depending upon environmental conditions (ref.
First, like many other members of the rose family (including apples), it is apomictic.
Utilization of apomictic and dioecious method of reproduction in breeding of Poa sp.
The invention of apomictic crops is expected to help feed an ever-growing world population and reduce environmental damage.
They obtained the first patent on an apomictic plant--Patent No.