Related to anemochore: anemochory


Dispersal of seeds, fruits, or other plant parts by wind.

a·nem′o·chore′ (-kôr′) n.
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(Botany) a plant in which the fruits or seeds are dispersed by wind
aˌnemoˈchorous adj
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In the case of the Insecta and some other invertebrate groups, it has been suggested that aerial dispersal (termed "Anemochore dispersal" in some of the literature), may be as plausible an explanation for founder individual dispersal, and there is much indirect evidence for dispersal among the Pacific islands (e.g.
All taxa included in this study possessed hooked diaspores that are used in epizoochory, with the possible exception of the winged achenes of Anemone canadensis that may also function as an anemochore (wind dispersed diaspore).