from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Same as
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- noun A form of
pollinationwhereby pollenis distributedby the flowof waters, particularly in riversand streams.
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The flowers of most aquatic angiosperms must be elevated above the water in order for pollination to occur; entomophily is pollination by insects and anemophily is by wind; very rarely does pollen transfer occur underwater (hydrophily).