meaning of apogamy

apogamy meaning in General Dictionary

the synthesis of a bud instead of a fertilized ovule or ooumlspore

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  • (botany) improvement an embryo without fertilization; especially the development in some ferns of a sporophyte through the gametophyte without fertilization
  • the forming of a bud instead of a fertilized ovule or oospore.

apogamy meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) The synthesis of a bud as opposed to a fertilized ovule or oospore.


Sentence Examples with the word apogamy

The phenomena of apogamy and apospory which have now been observed in a number of Ferns, may be mentioned here.

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