[ kaz-mog-uh-muhs ]
/ kæzˈmɒg ə məs /
pertaining to or having pollination occur in a fully opened flower.
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Origin of chasmogamous
First recorded in 1955–60
OTHER WORDS FROM chasmogamouschas·mog·a·my, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for chasmogamous
Almost all these plants, as Darwin pointed out, have also chasmogamous flowers which render cross-fertilisation possible.Darwin and Modern Science|A.C. Seward and Others