superior ovary

superior ovary

a plant ovary in which the PERIANTH is attached to its base leaving the ovary free.
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The relative position of perianth and ovary, reflecting whether the fruits developed from inferior or superior ovary, is a helpful trait, because the perianth, or at least the scar(s) of the perianth, are generally discernable on the mature fruit.
The indehiscent fruit is formed from a superior ovary of multiple carpels, apparently with each carpel developing a marginal wing, such that a single fruit may have 6-20 wings.
The fruits develop from a bicarpellate, 2-1oculed superior ovary that may be flattened and/or winged at right angles to the plane of the septum (angustiseptate), or parallel to the septum (latiseptate).
They develop from a superior ovary, and are ovate-pyriform in shape, with three wings diverging from a small hard central obovate endocarp.
The fruits have two, three, or four wings and are developed from superior ovary with a corresponding number of carpels.
Fruits of this family, referred to as anthocarps (Galloway, 1975; Bogie, 1974), are achenes or uncles, developed from a unicarpellate superior ovary often enclosed in the persistent base of the perianth tube.
The fruit is a 2-winged, bilocular bisymmetrical schizocarp formed from a superior ovary.
The fruit is a 3-winged schizocarp derived from a 3-carpellate superior ovary, separating septicidally into three 2-winged cocci.
Kromer 8664, and you can clearly see a half superior ovary.
A hypogynous flower has a superior ovary, which means that the ovary is attached to the stem above the place where the other flower parts are attached.
A perigynous flower also has a superior ovary, but the petals and sepals are fused to form a tube-like structure around but separate from the ovary.
a flower that has a superior ovary and a floral tube separated from the ovary

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