gynophore


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the stalk of a pistil that raises it above the receptacle

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Within Cypereae, the presence of gynophores is typical of the Ficinia genus (Arnold & Gordon-Gray, 1982; Goetghebeur, 1986); however, some Ficinia species lack a gynophore (e.g.
(6) the development of a gynophore is typical of certain species of the Ficinia clade (Muasya & Simpson, 2002); in the Cyperus clade, the presence of a gynophore has only been reported for Alinula lipocarphoides.
Each pistil was excised at the base of the gynophore and collected within a sterile glassine envelope.
Kern, 1962), or the nature of particular structures like for example the gynophore in Ficinia Schrad.
The gynophore in Cypereae, formed by the development of the hypogynous stalk, is characterised by a lobed cup that envelops the basal part of the nutlet (Vrijdaghs et al., 2005).
0.2 mm long, distinct to the base and spreading perpendicularly, straight, undivided; stigma capitate; capsules on gynophores exserted 0.3 to 1.4 mm, narrowly to broadly ovoid, 0.9-1.1 mm long, 1.11.2 mm wide, 3-lobed, slightly sulcate between the carpels, columella 0.6-0.9 mm long; seeds elliptic to oblong-ovoid in abaxial outline, quadrangular in cross section, 0.7-0.9 mm long, 0.4 mm wide, bluntly pointed at the apex, rounded to truncate at the base, dorsal angle acute, subcarinate, uninterrupted, testa orangish-red to light brown, appearing smooth, but with obscure longitudinal rows of cells barely visible under 20X magnification, caruncle absent.