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partly inverted ovule turned back 90 degrees on its stalk amphitropous ovule
completely inverted ovule turned back 180 degrees on its stalk anatropous ovule
fleshy and usually brightly colored cover of some seeds that develops from the ovule stalk and partially or entirely envelopes the seed aril
curved ovule with the micropyle almost touching the funiculus campylotropous ovule
basal part of a plant ovule opposite the micropyle; where integument and nucellus are joined chalaza
cone-shaped mass of ovule- or spore-bearing scales or bracts cone , strobile , strobilus
creation by the physical union of male and female gametes; of sperm and ova in an animal or pollen and ovule in a plant fecundation , fertilisation , fertilization , impregnation
stalk of a plant ovule or seed funicle , funiculus
larger of the two types of spore produced in heterosporous plants; develops in ovule into a female gametophyte macrospore , megaspore
minute opening in the wall of an ovule through which the pollen tube enters micropyle
central part of a plant ovule; contains the embryo sac nucellus
completely straight ovule with the micropyle at the apex orthotropous ovule
female ovule-bearing part of a flower composed of ovary and style and stigma pistil
(botany) a slender tubular outgrowth from a pollen grain when deposited on the stigma for a flower; it penetrates the style and conveys the male gametes to the ovule pollen tube
mature fertilized plant ovule consisting of an embryo and its food source and having a protective coat or testa seed
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