Sentence Examples

  • The pistil consists of one or more modified leaves, the carpels (or megasporophylls).
  • In some plants the stamens are perfected before the pistil; these are called proterandrous, as in Ranunculus repens, Silene maritima, Zea Mays.
  • The pistil or gynoecium occupies the centre or apex of the flower, and is surrounded by the stamens and floral envelopes when these are present.
  • 3, Barren pistil of male flower, enlarged.
  • The gynoecium or pistil is the central portion of the flower, terminating the floral axis.

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