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 campylotropousfrom Classical Greek kampylos, curved (akin to kamp?, a bend: see campus) and -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.