anemophilous

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anemophilous

[¦an·ə¦mäf·ə·ləs]
(botany)
Pollinated by wind-carried pollen.
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trifurca, which is demonstrably capable of anemophily, is indistinguishable from that of E.
Experimental detection of anemophily in Pernettya mucronata (Ericaceae) in western Patagonia, Chile.
Anemophily is regarded as an ancient mechanism for pollination, especially among conifers (Sporne, 1965).
Wind is considered a significant pollination agent for remote island floras (Carlquist, 1966; Whitehead, 1969, 1983; Regal, 1982; Barrett, 1998), with anemophily characterizing significant percentages of species in island floras (Thornton, 1971; Carlquist, 1974; Ehrendorfer, 1979).