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Capable of self-fertilization.

self′-com·pat′i·bil′i·ty n.


(Botany) (of a plant) capable of self-fertilization
ˌself-comˌpatiˈbility n
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We suggest mechanisms such as herkogamy (separation of sexual organs) and dicogamy (differential maturation of sexual organs) prevent self pollination in self-compatible species.
Flowers are adapted to outcrossing (pollination with flowers of other individuals), but plants appear to be self-compatible, and self-pollination probably occurs at high levels in small populations (Bowles & Bell 1999).
The entire Internet needs a solution that is as self-compatible as the SMTP protocol itself Source Authentication accomplishes this by staying within the SMTP layer for handling replies and recognizing itself.
In the self-compatible Asdepias speciosa, Bookman (1984) contended that insufficient pollination apparently did not explain low fruit set.