inferior ovary

inferior ovary

an ovary in which the perianth is inserted on top of the ovary, and which appears fused with the receptacle.
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The wide-elliptical indehiscent 3- to 4-winged fruits develop from an inferior ovary. The wings are coriaceous with main veins fanning into the wings from the endocarp with a festooned brochidodromous pattern.
Begonia fruits are capsules developed from an inferior ovary of 3-5 carpels, typically with a corresponding number of wings.
The fruits develop from a tricarpellate inferior ovary and the epigynous perianth often persists.
The fruits are 2- or 4-winged (or in some cases just ribbed) indehiscent, single-seeded, developed from a 4-carpellate inferior ovary (Kubitzki, 2007).
The fruits are 4-winged developed from an inferior ovary, and have a 4-1ocular woody endocarp with 1-4 seeds.
The fruit is developed from a unicarpellate inferior ovary, indehiscent, and prominently winged, although coded as a drupe by Renner (1999).
10h-j) develop from an inferior ovary and are convergent in general form with those of Combretum, but with more widely spaced veins.
belongs in the subfamily Bromelioideae for its non- append-aged seeds, inferior ovary, bay-shaped fruit and leaves generally with spiny or saw-like margins.
Such flowers are said to have an inferior ovary because of the lower position of ovary attachment relative to the other floral parts.
* An epigynous flower has an inferior ovary, or one that is attached to the stem below where the other flower parts are attached.
a flower that has an inferior ovary with a floral tube united with the wall of the ovary
The filaments are fused (adnate) to the petals, the anthers basifixed, and the inferior ovary ripens into a berry.
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