Definition of Hypogynous. Meaning of Hypogynous. Synonyms of Hypogynous

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Definition of Hypogynous

Hypogynous
Hypogynous Hy*pog"y*nous, a. [Pref. hypo- + Gr. ? woman, female: cf. F. hypogyne.] (Bot.) Inserted below the pistil or pistils; -- said of sepals, petals, and stamens; having the sepals, petals, and stamens inserted below the pistil; -- said of a flower or a plant. --Gray.

Meaning of Hypogynous from wikipedia

- berries, drupes, etc. A flower with this arrangement is described as hypogynous. Examples of this ovary type include the legumes (beans and peas and their...
- absent, the flower is hypogynous, and the stamens, petals, and sepals are all attached to the receptacle below the gynoecium. Hypogynous flowers are often...
- superior ovary, from which two to three stigmatic branches emerge. The green hypogynous flowers have a simple perianth and are generally self-fertilizing though...
- Angiosperms The receptacle (grey) in relation to the ovary (red) in three types of flowers: hypogynous (I), perigynous (II), and epigynous (III)...
- of the ovary and arising from tissue fused to the ovary wall. Compare hypogynous and perigynous. epilithic Growing on stone. Compare lithophytic, a plant...
- organs) number from one to 10 (or even more). The female flowers are hypogynous, that is, with superior ovaries. The genera in tribe Euphorbieae, subtribe...
- Corolla: Cup-shaped, petals six, 50 mm (2 in) long, in two rows, imbricate, hypogynous, greenish yellow, marked toward the base with yellow. Somewhat fleshy...
- multiples of four or five, most commonly four or eight. They usually have a hypogynous disk. The calyx is gamosepalous (as the sepals are joined forming a tube)...
- five stamens are opposite to tepals or alternating, inserting from a hypogynous disc, which may have appendages (pseudostaminodes) in some species. The...
- (Monocotyledons). These are further classified into: Samiganiya (Fabaceae) - With hypogynous (puspakrantabijadhara) and five-petalled flowers, with gamosepalous calyx...