Anemophilous



fertilized by wind-borne pollen or spores.
Historical Examples

Nor is it true to say that all anemophilous flowers are inconspicuous as compared with the green of their leaves.
The Contemporary Review, Volume 36, December 1879 Various

anemophilous, said of flowers that are fertilized by the wind conveying the pollen.
The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 2 Various

anemophilous, wind-loving, said of wind-fertilizable flowers, 113.
The Elements of Botany Asa Gray

Suppose, then, we have growing together in the same locality many species of pines or oaks, or other anemophilous trees.
Evolution Joseph Le Conte

The index references for “anemophilous” and “Entomophilous” should probably be 115, rather than 113, but were not changed.
The Elements of Botany Asa Gray

adjective
(of flowering plants such as grasses) pollinated by the wind Compare entomophilous
anemophilous
(ān’ə-mŏf’ə-ləs)
Pollinated by the wind.

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  • Anemophobia

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