allogamy /əˈlɒɡəmi/

a

I. noun [ mass noun]

1.
[Botany] the fertilization of a flower by pollen from another flower, especially one on a different plant.

Compare with autogamy.
II. derivatives

allogamous
adjective


– origin late 19th cent.: from allo- ‘other, different’ + Greek -gamia (from gamos ‘marriage’).

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