carpophore definition

  • noun:
    • A slender stalk that supports each half a dehisced fresh fruit in a lot of people in the parsley family.
    • A thin stalk that increases the pistil above the stamens in a few Umbelliferae
    • A slender prolongation regarding the receptacle as an axis amongst the carpels, like in Geranium and lots of umbelliferous plants.
    • In botany, the prolongation of flowery axis which bears the carpels of some element fruits, as in Geranium and many Umbellifer√¶.
    • a slender stalk that furnishes an axis for a carpel

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