What are chasmogamous flowers? Can cross-pollination occur in cleistogamous flowers?

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What are chasmogamous flowers? Can cross-pollination occur in cleistogamous flowers? Give reasons for your answer.


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Chasmogamous flowers are the bisexual flowers that are open with exposed anther and stigma. Cross-pollination cannot occur in cleistogamous flowers because they remain in bud form throughout their life and form seeds via self-pollination.