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carpel

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pistil

the flask-shaped female reproductive unit of a flower, composed of ovary, style and stigma. One or more carpels goes to make up the entire female structure, the GYNOECIUM.
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Take a flower and prepare a complete pistil (Figure 2, step 6).
Petals are often brightly colored, surrounding and protecting the pistil and stamens.
Over time, the breeding of tomatoes developed shorter flower styles, when in California in 1965 the fully self-pollinating plant was developed, featuring a full enclosure of the pistil by the anthers - an assurance of self-pollination.
The pistil is the female part, with an ovary filled with eggs at its base.
Companies were given questionnaires, which have a staggering 22 questions concerning the botanical history of every single variety: type of flower fascicle, position of peduncle detachment, depression of the peduncle, size of pistil attachment, etc.
Professor Joseph Butwin (PhD Harvard) who has taught English literature at the University of Washington since 1970; Amy Candiotti who has been a bookseller for eleven years and co-owner of Pistil Books & News; Barbara Lloyd McMichael, founder of the Bookmonger, a syndicated book review column and formerly a writing instructor at University of Washington and Harvard; Frances Ring who was script reader for Paramount, secretary to F.
Gargantua Soul, King Konga, Supersuckers, Sticky Pistil, Stepmothers, Will Hoge and Cindy Alexander among others.
Petals, stamens and pistil from sporangiare meristem, and sepals, bracts and receptacle from receptacle meristem are formed, which is in accordance with findings of Majd and Jafari [11] and Jafari and Sharee [12].
Botanical correctness If you don't know a pistil from a stamen, check out the newest edition of Botany for Gardeners (Timber Press, 2010; $20) by Brian Capon.
In species that exhibit heterostyly, the flowers come in two forms, "pin" flowers with long styles (the portion of the pistil between the stigma and the ovary) and short stamens and "thrum" flowers with short styles and long stamens (Darwin, 1986).
8 mm long, equaling to slightly exceeded by the pistil, anthers sagittate; stigma simple-erect; mature fruits and seeds unknown.
The peccaries, by now prostrate from the toxins of a liquor resembling chiche with which the combs had been saturated, immured like a cattleya's petals the honeyed meat's pistil of gravid bees, while the indigenous feathertail wasps swarmed in pale yellow lozenges over the honey and meat.