geitonogamy

noun

gei·​to·​nog·​a·​my
plural -es
: pollination of one flower by another growing on the same plant

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary geitono- (from Greek geitōn neighbor) + -gamy

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“Geitonogamy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/geitonogamy. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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