self-compatible

adjective
self-com·pat·i·ble | \ˌself-kəm-ˈpa-tə-bəl \

Definition of self-compatible 

: capable of effective self-pollination that results in the production of seeds and fruits

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self-compatibility \ˌself-kəm-ˌpa-tə-ˈbi-lə-tē \ noun

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1918, in the meaning defined above

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