agamospermy


aga·mo·sper·my

noun \(ˌ)ā-ˈga-mə-ˌspər-mē, ˈa-gə-mō-ˌspər-\

Definition of AGAMOSPERMY

:  apogamy; specifically :  apogamy in which sexual union is not completed and the embryo is produced from the innermost layer of the integument of the female gametophyte

Origin of AGAMOSPERMY

Greek agamos + English -spermy
First Known Use: 1944

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