Origin of heterogamous
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Heterogamous, bearing two or more sorts of flowers in one cluster.The Elements of Botany
- Relating to heterogamy.
- Alternation of sexual and parthenogenetic generations, as in the life cycles of some aphids.
- A reproductive system that is characterized by the fusion of gametes (called heterogametes) that are dissimilar in size and structure, such as the egg and sperm of animals.