- having the stamens and pistils maturing at different times, thereby preventing self-pollination, as a monoclinous flower (opposed to homogamous).
Also di·cho·gam·ic [dahy-koh-gam-ik] /ˌdaɪ koʊˈgæm ɪk/.
Origin of dichogamous
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- Having pistils and stamens that mature at different times, thus promoting cross-pollination rather than self-pollination.
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