geitonogamy definition

  • noun:
    • Transfer of pollen grains from the anther of a flower towards the stigma of another flower of the identical plant.
    • Fertilization of plants by pollen from other plants on a single plant.
    • In botany, the fecundation of a pistil by pollen from another rose of the identical plant.
    • Transfer of pollen grains from the anther of a flower on stigma of some other rose of the identical plant.
    • Fertilization of blossoms by pollen off their plants on a single plant.
    • In botany, the fecundation of a pistil by pollen from another rose of the same plant.

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