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dichogamy

dichogamy The condition in which the male and female reproductive organs of a flower mature at different times, thereby ensuring that self-fertilization does not occur. Compare homogamy. See also protandry; protogyny.

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dichogamy

dichogamy The maturing at different times of the male and female organs of a flower.

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