Agamospecies | definition of agamospecies by Medical dictionary
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agamospecies any species which reproduces without the participation of (fusion with) male gametes.
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and agamic complexes since the last quarter of the
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
The origin of Taraxacum agamospecies
. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 66:189-211.
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).