Definition of allogamous in English:

allogamous

adjective

Botany
  • See allogamy

    • ‘A double pseudo-testcross strategy has generally been adopted for constructing genetic maps in conifers having allogamous characteristics.’
    • ‘In the literature, few studies of gene nucleotide diversity have considered both within-population and between-population variation in allogamous plants.’
    • ‘Some species are self-compatible (thereafter called SC species) and are obligatorily or facultatively autogamous, while other species have a self-incompatible locus (SI species) and are obligatorily allogamous.’
    • ‘On the other hand, invading species with predominantly allogamous modes of reproduction may possess a high level of genetic diversity.’
    • ‘The construction of maps of autotetraploids is a much greater problem than that of maps of allogamous diploids.’