dichogamy


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Related to dichogamy: heterostyly

di·chog·a·mous

 (dī-kŏg′ə-məs)
adj.
Having pistils and stamens that mature at different times, thus promoting cross-pollination rather than self-pollination.

di·chog′a·my (-mē) n.

dichogamy

(daɪˈkɒɡəmɪ)
n
(Botany) the maturation of male and female parts of a flower at different times, preventing automatic self-pollination. Compare homogamy2
diˈchogamous, dichogamic adj

dichogamy

the condition, in some flowering plants, in which the pistils and stamens mature at different times, thus preventing self-pollination. — dichogamous, adj.
See also: Flowers, Plants
Translations
Dichogamie
hermaphrodisme séquentielhermaphrodisme successif
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