vivipary

noun vi·vip·a·ry \ -pərē \

Definition of vivipary

plural -es
1 :the development of vegetative shoots upon or among the reproductive organs of a plant (as in the proliferous flower clusters of some agaves or the growth of bulblets in the flower cluster of an onion)

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Origin and Etymology of vivipary

International Scientific Vocabulary viviparous + -y


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