entomophilous

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Related to entomophily: Ornithophily, Anemophily
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of flowering plants (especially orchids etc) that are pollinated by insects

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Entomophily and nectar secretion in the dioecious gymnosperm Ephedra aphylla Forsk.
2006), a large body of data on palm entomophily has accumulated over the last decades (e.
Moreover, there is evidence that some degree of entomophily is present in some early-diverging lineages with plumose stigmas.
Thus, there is no compelling evidence from pollination mode in the closest relatives of grasses that wind pollination was fixed in the ancestor of the grasses, and some evidence to suggest that entomophily was plesiomorphic and possibly supplemented by wind pollination.