hypogynous[hī päj′ə nəs, hi-]
hypogynous definition by Webster's New World
designating petals, sepals, and stamens that are attached to the receptacle, below and free from the pistil, as in a tulip
Origin: hypo- plush -gynous
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- hypogyny noun
hypogynous definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Having the floral parts, such as sepals, petals, and stamens, borne on the receptacle beneath the ovary.
- hy·pogˈy·ny noun
hypogynous - Science Definition