orthotropous definition

  • adjective:
    • Botany Growing right, so the micropyle reaches the end opposite the stalk. Applied of an ovule.
    • Developing directly and achieving the micropyle at apex
    • (of a plant ovule) entirely straight using the micropyle in the apex
  • others:
    • In botany, growing vertically or straight: applied specifically to an ovule where the chalaza has reached the obvious base, and the orifice in the other extremity, the entire ovule becoming right and symmetrical.

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