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Meaning of APOGAMY

Pronunciation:  u'pâgumee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  (botany) development of an embryo without fertilization; (especially in some ferns) development of a sporophyte from the gametophyte without fertilization
 

APOGAMY is a 7 letter word that starts with A.

 

 See Also: apomixis

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\A*pog"a*my\, n. [Pref. apo- + Gr. ? marriage.] (Bot.)
The formation of a bud in place of a fertilized ovule or
o["o]spore. --De Bary.

 

 

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