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Synonyms for gemmation

asexual reproduction in which a local growth on the surface or in the body of the parent becomes a separate individual

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Along with the African genus Hyphaene, Borassus has a distinctive pollen type (monosulcate, with sparse supratectal gemmate sculpture; Ferguson & Harley 1992) and the number of palynological studies in the region is now sufficient (Penny & Kealhofer 2005; White et al.