hygrochasy


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hygrochasy

(haɪˈɡrɒkəsɪ)
n
(Botany) the opening of a fruit or flower caused by water or moisture
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In New Zealand, 10 Veronica species disperse their seeds by the mechanism of hygrochasy (Gamock-Jones & Lloyd, 2004; Pufal et al., 2010).