apocarpous definition

  • adjective:
    • Having carpels which are without one another. Applied of an individual flower with several split pistils, like in flowers.
    • Having carpels that are not joined
    • Either entirely or partially separate, given that carpels of a compound pistil; -- against syncarpous.
    • (of ovaries of flowering plants) consisting of carpels which are without the other person such as buttercups or roses
  • others:
    • In botany, having the carpels of this gynÅ“cium split.

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