campylotropous[kam′pi lä′trə pəs]
having a flower ovule with a structure that is partially inverted, with the stalk attachment at the bottom and the opening near the bottom
Origin of campylotropous; from Classical Greek kampylos, curved (akin to kampē, a bend: see campus) and amp; -tropous
Having an ovule partially inverted and curved such that the micropyle nearly meets the funiculus.
Origin of campylotropousGreek kampulos, curved + –tropous.
(comparative more campylotropous, superlative most campylotropous)
Ancient Greek curved + a turning.