apogamy

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Etymology[edit]

apo- +‎ -gamy

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

apogamy (uncountable)

  1. (botany) Asexual reproduction of a fully formed plant directly from a bud.

Usage notes[edit]

The term is generally used specifically for ferns and relatives budding from the prothallus.

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