self–pollination

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noun self–pol·li·na·tion \ˌself-ˌpä-lə-ˈnā-shən\

Definition of self–pollination

  1. :  the transfer of pollen from the anther of a flower to the stigma of the same flower or sometimes to that of a genetically identical flower (as of the same plant or clone)

First Known Use of self–pollination

1872


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