campylotropous


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campylotropous

(of a plant ovule) curved over so that the FUNICLE appears attached to the side between the MICROPYLE and the CHALAZA.
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Such varying differentiation of different parts of the ovule accounts for the occasional confusion of anatropous and campylotropous ovules.
This is a vascularised region formed by proliferation of the chalaza, which becomes enclosed by the nucellus after fertilisation, as a result of campylotropous curvature.