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Related to dichogamy: heterostyly
Having pistils and stamens that mature at different times, thus promoting cross-pollination rather than self-pollination.
di·chog′a·my (-mē) n.
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(Botany) the maturation of male and female parts of a flower at different times, preventing automatic self-pollination. Compare homogamy2
diˈchogamous, dichogamic adj
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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
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hermaphrodisme séquentielhermaphrodisme successif