anemophilous


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Related to anemophilous: entomophilous
  • adj

Antonyms for anemophilous

of flowering plants (especially grasses etc) that are pollinated by the wind

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trifurca reveals a profile favorable to the hypothesis that these two species are anemophilous (Table 2).
o]) Table 2 Attributes of anemophilous species (largely based on angiosperms) Character Character state Observed for E.
The species he proposed as anemophilous were based largely on knowledge of families from the continent.
A number of the Fernandezian anemophilous species lack the full suite of characters (cf.
Obviously, anemophilous species are preadapted to successfully reproduce on islands, because they do not need biotic pollinators (Ehrendorfer, 1979).
Later on, it varies according to whether pollination is anemophilous (Lycopersicon peruvianum) or entomophilous (Petunia hybrida) (Pacini, unpubl.
Euphorbiaceae): An anemophilous species flowering all year round.
Payne (1981) studied relatively few anemophilous genera; representatives included Poaceae (Bambusa at 14% volume loss), Liquidambar (28%), Carya (34%), and Myrica (34%).
Anemophilous pollen grains typically have non-sticky surfaces (Hesse, 1981), so they are especially prone to rebounding and reentrainment.
Euphorbiaceae), an anemophilous species flowering all year round.
The question, however, still persists: if architectural issues are so important, why don't other anemophilous species with unisexual flowers adopt the strategy seen in maize?
Flowers actinomorphic or very rarely zygomorphic (Dorothea); bisexual or rarely unisexual; nearly always epigynous; often heterostylic (Cinchona): pollination zoophilous (mainly entomophilous, especially Diptera, Hymenoptera, and Lepidoptera) or rarely anemophilous (Theligonum).