noun Botany, Mycology.
the asexual development of a sporophyte from a cell or cells of the gametophyte other than the egg.
Origin of apogamy
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Other names for indiscriminate isolation are separate breeding and apogamy.The Making of Species
Isolation, then, is a genus, of which Apogamy and Homogamy are species.
Apogamy, of course, answers to indiscriminate isolation, or separate breeding.
a type of reproduction, occurring in some ferns, in which the sporophyte develops from the gametophyte without fusion of gametes
the development of a diploid cell in the embryo sac of flowering plants into an embryo without being fertilized
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