apomixis /ˌapəˈmɪksɪs/

a

I. noun [ mass noun]

1.
[Botany] asexual reproduction in plants, in particular agamospermy.

Often contrasted with amphimixis.
II. derivatives

apomictic
adjective


– origin early 20th cent.: from apo- + Greek mixis ‘mingling’.

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