A unit of the pistil; it is evolutionarily a modified leaf.
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- a simple pistil or one element of a compound pistil
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A section of the female part of the flower. Carpels are believed to be evolved from an ovule bearing leaf. The carpels are connected by a style to the stigma. A detailed description is difficult, because carpels have evolved into numerous different forms. Some are fused together with a single stigma, while others are separate with individual stigm
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[pronounce: car-pull] Female reproductive organ found in flowers,. Is made of stigma, style and ovary.
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The female reproductive organ of Flowering Plants.
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The unfertilised seed and its associated organs.
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A simple pistil or one of the modified leaflets forming a compound pistil.
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The wall of a simple pistil, or part of a wall of a compound pistil.
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Car'pel (kär'pĕl), Car*pel'lum (-pĕl'lŭm) noun [ New Latin carpellum , from Greek karpo`s fruit.] (Botany) A simple pistil or single-celled ovary or seed vessel, or one of the parts of a compound pistil, ovary, or seed vessel. See Illust
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<plant biology> An organ (generally believed to be a modified foliar unit) at the centre of a flower, bearing one or more ovules and having its margins fused together or with other carpels to enclose the ovule in an ovary, and consisting also of a stigma and usually a style. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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a simple pistil or one element of a compound pistil
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• (n.) Alt. of Carpellum
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(from the article `seed and fruit`) ...flowers cooperate in producing one fruit (mulberry). Pea and bean plants, exemplifying the simplest situation, show in each flower a single ... ...relationships. There may be a single pistil, as in the lily, or several to many pistils, as in the buttercup. Each pistil is constructed of from ... ...
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A female reproductive element of a flower. A carpel consists of a stigma (which receives pollen), a style, and an ovary (containing ovules). A group of carpels make up the gynoecium, the complete female reproductive structure within a flower.
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Carpel is a botanical term referring to a simple pistil or a single member of a compound pistil.
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Female reproductive unit in flowering plants (angiosperms). It usually comprises an ovary containing one or more ovules, the stalk or style, and a stigma at its top which receives the pollen. A flower may have one or more carpels, and they may be separate or fused together. Collectively the carpels o...
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A simple pistil or a single member of a compound pistil; regarded as a modified leaf.
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a simple pistil, or a single unit of a compound pistil, the ovule-bearing portion of a flower
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a female organ borne at the centre of a flower, consisting of an ovary, a style and a stigma. The gynoecium is the collective term for all the carpels of a single flower.
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In angiosperms, a modified ovule (seed)-bearing leaf, one or more of which make up a pistil. A simple pistil is comprised of one carpel, whereas a compound pistil is composed of two or more carpels fused together. The number of carpels making up a compound pistil is often indicated by: (1) the number of styles, style branches or stigma lobes; (2) t
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an organ, generally believed to be leaf-derived, which bears 1 or more ovules, a stigma and sometimes a style. Often much modified in a syncarpous ovary. adj. carpellary
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The female seed-producing unit in a flower, consisting of an ovary connected by a style to a stigma
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the female part of the center whorl of a flower. Also known as the pistil.
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One of the foliar units of a compound pistil; a simple pistil contains one carpel.
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