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a simple pistil or one element of a compound pistil

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In an analysis of three genes and morphology (Doyle & Endress, 2000), which did not include Ceratophyllum, Chloranthaceae were sister to all other mesangiosperms, based in part on their retention of ascidiate carpels like those of the ANITA lines.
Bowman, "Distinct mechanisms promote polarity establishment in carpels of Arabidopsis," Cell, vol.
The ovary is positioned superior and consists of 2 or more united carpels forming a single chamber.
ABA as an agent of abscission was expected in developing fruits of date palm since two out of three carpels in the flower degenerate and fall down during the course of normal fruit formation in this species.
The results obtained in this research corroborate with the conclusions of the above mentioned authors, mainly, with regard to the occurrence and types of trichomes in the inner and outer surfaces of carpels. In U.
Cut at the border between style and carpel. The length of the style may vary between 1 and 3 mm.
Advanced angiosperms have four organ types: female organs (carpels), male organs (stamens), petals (typically colorful) and sepals (typically green).
Flowers have four concentric whorls of parts: sepals on the outside, then petals, then stamens and carpels at the center.
Those containing only stamens are logically called staminate flowers, and those lacking stamens but having carpels are termed either pistillate or carpellate.
Flowers are apocarpous, bearing one or a few independent carpels (2.1 [+ or -] 0.9 carpels per flower, mean [+ or -] 1 SD; range = 1-5; N = 89 flowers).
The fruit are follicular with the carpels arranged spirally on an axis.
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.
In the likewise bicarpellate Catharanthus (Apocynaceae), thus with a basically disymmetric gynoecium, one of the two carpels is slightly larger in early development.