entomophilous

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Related to entomophily: Ornithophily, Anemophily

entomophilous

[‚ent·ə′mäf·ə·ləs]
(ecology)
Pollinated by insects.
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(1989) further noted that entomophily typically results in the deposition of clumps of pollen, whereas, among the 312 pollination droplets examined in their study, none was observed to contain clumped Ephedra pollen grains.
While anemophily has been confirmed in several palms (Listabarth, 1992b; Luna et al., 2005; Savolainen et al., 2006), a large body of data on palm entomophily has accumulated over the last decades (e.g.
* PS, Pollination syndrome: Orn, ornithophily; Mel, melittophily, Chi, chiropterophily; Gen, generalist; Sph, sphingophily; Ent, entomophily. Flower per individual: mean number of open flowers per plant per day.