anemochory


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anemochory

[ə′nēm·ə‚kȯr·ē]
(ecology)
Wind dispersal of plant and animal disseminules.
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In general, calyx morphology is well adapted to achene dispersal (Bouman & Meeuse, 1992) which, in the Mediterranean region, often occurs by diplochory (barochory and anemochory or myrmecochory).
However, anemochory is not a basic mechanism of dispersal among seed plants (Bansal & Sen, 1981).