myophily

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myophily

(maɪˈɒfɪlɪ) or

myiophily

n
(Botany) pollination of plants by flies
[from Greek muia fly + philos loving]
myˈophilous, myiˈophilous adj
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It was suspected for one Annona species in the Peruvian Amazon region, which has petals with "light windows", a character of myiophilous flowers (SILBERBAUER-GOTTSBERGER et al.
Lycopersicon esculentum Vanilla planifolia Ficus carica Acca sellowiana x Ananas comosus x Musa textilis x Durio zibethinus x Theobroma cacao Carica papaya Annona cherimola Elaeis guineensis Pollination syndromes Ornithophilous myiophilous sphingophilous Actinidia deliciosa Malus domestica Medicago sativa Trifolium pratense Passiflora spp.