apogamy(redirected from apogamous)
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A form of nonsexual reproduction, or agamogenesis, in which the female reproduces its kind without fecundation by the male.
[G. parthenos, virgin, + genesis, product]
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apogamya form of asexual reproduction found in ferns where the GAMETOPHYTE, which is diploid, gives rise directly to the SPOROPHYTE.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005