epigynous[ē pij′ə nəs]
designating petals, sepals, and stamens that are attached to the top of the ovary, as in a sunflower
Origin of epigynousepi- + -gynous
Having floral parts attached to or near the summit of the ovary, as in the flower of the apple, cucumber, or daffodil.
- (botany) Having an inferior ovary that is completely buried within the receptacle.