desmochore

desmochore

[′dez·mə‚kȯr]
(ecology)
A plant having sticky or barbed disseminules.
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macrolepis, the markedly discontinuous distributions of both species are probably best explained, in each case, by the exogenous transport of desmochores (hooked fruits), with long-range dispersal taking place by bird migration.