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a simple pistil or one element of a compound pistil

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corolla lobes 83 same 20 Carpel number 83 same 21 Ovary -- -- 22 Number of styles 51 sister to Oncotheca, Olea, or Montiniaceae 23 Stigma shape 6 sister to Olea
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Cut into the junction and open the carpels so that the ovules are exposed.
The CGW contains mostly carpels or burrs (40% to 70% by weight) depending on the type of equipment used for harvesting.
The Dalechampia stipulacea dry fruit dehisces by a split between the carpels, isolating a carpophore and three cocca, and later each carpel or coccum opens up for a split along the dorsal region.
Basal angiosperms have three: carpels, stamens and tepals, which are typically petal-like structures.
Flowers have four concentric whorls of parts: sepals on the outside, then petals, then stamens and carpels at the center.
Healthy carpels appear further along in development than infected carpels on floral buds of the same diameter.
The ovary - which consists of one or more carpels - is a female flower part that grows in response to pollination and fertilization.
They developed before the advent of bees and produce no nectar but attract their pollinators - beetles - with sweetly scented sugary secretions~*~ Their coloured "petals" are not Magnolia petals at all but carpels thick enough stellata is a to dissuade pollinating beetles from spectacular tucking in.
70f), and figures of L yunnanensis show at least three rows of ovules in dissected carpels (Ge et al.
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The urn-like vessel, now surrounded by 10 teeth, two for each of the flower's carpels, will sprinkle out its reproductive contents only when the stem is vigorously moved about by the wind or a passing animal--a dispersal process called "the saltshaker method," or anemoballism.
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This tree's saucer-shaped flowers orient themselves haphazardly, vary unpredictably in size, and sometimes have inverted carpels, the organs that hold the female reproductive tissue.