xenogamy

xenogamy

[zuh-nog-uh-mee]
noun Botany.
pollination of the stigma of a flower by pollen from a flower on another plant.
Compare geitonogamy.


Origin:
1875–80; xeno- + -gamy

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xenogamy (zɛˈnɒɡəmɪ)
 
n
botany another name for cross-fertilization
 
xe'nogamous
 
adj

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