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  • n. The dispersal of seeds, spores, or fruit by gravity alone.

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From baro- + -chory. (Wiktionary)

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  • (n): a form of plant dispersal unassisted by animal or mechanical means, where disseminules simply drop to the ground beneath the parent plant.

    January 1, 2009