xenogamy

Definitions:

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  • In <em>botany</em>, cross-fertilization—that is, the impregnation or fecundation of the ovules of a flower with pollen from another flower of the same species, either on the same or (usually) on a different plant.
  • Cross fertilization.
  • The <xref>transfer</xref> of <xref>pollen</xref> from the <xref>anthers</xref> of one <xref>plant</xref> to the <xref>stigma</xref> of another; <xref>cross-pollination</xref>.
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