agamospecies


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agamospecies

any species which reproduces without the participation of (fusion with) male gametes.
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They proposed the concept of reversible tetraploidy to explain the origin of sexual diploids in populations of tetraploid agamospecies and of compilospecies to explain excessive variation in partially sexual species.
Life history strategies in two coexisting agamospecies of dandelion.
The morphological, ecological, and geographic integrity of asexual Taraxacum polyploids has led to the description of nearly 2,000 microspecies comprising 90% agamospecies and 10% diploid species in 26 sections (Richards, 1973).