Definition of Perigynous. Meaning of Perigynous. Synonyms of Perigynous

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Definition of Perigynous

Perigynous
Perigynous Pe*rig"y*nous, a. [Pref. peri- + Gr. ? woman.] (Bot.) Having the ovary free, but the petals and stamens borne on the calyx; -- said of flower such as that of the cherry or peach.

Meaning of Perigynous from wikipedia

- Lythraceae, which includes the ****e myrtles. Such flowers are termed perigynous or half-epigynous. In some classifications, half-inferior ovaries are...
- orchids, asters, and evening primroses. Between these two extremes are perigynous flowers, in which a hypanthium is present, but is either free from the...
- Angiosperms The receptacle (grey) in relation to the ovary (red) in three types of flowers: hypogynous (I), perigynous (II), and epigynous (III)...
- the receptacle is described as hypogynous (beneath a superior ovary), perigynous (surrounding a superior ovary), or epigynous (above inferior ovary). Although...
- 12 stamens classis 12. Icosandria: flowers with 20 (or more) stamens, perigynous classis 13. Polyandria: flowers with many stamens, inserted on the receptacle...
- and arising from tissue fused to the ovary wall. Compare hypogynous and perigynous. epilithic Growing on stone. Compare lithophytic, a plant growing on stone...
- Rosaceae. The sole species is Dichotomanthes tristaniaecarpa. The flower is perigynous (sepals, petals and stamens around the edge of the ovary) the ovary is...
- are present below the ovary InferiorInsertionStamensOvaryPerigynousSuperior – Wing – a lateral petal of the flowers of species in Fabaceae...
- perennial, herbaceous or suffrutescent (shrubby) and characterised by perigynous flowers. The remaining genera (Theophrastaceae s.s.) are generally evergreen...
- hypanthium are well-developed, resembling calyx tube tepals and the stamens perigynous. The tepals are in groups of 6 to 9, in 2 or 3 whorls of 3 and sepaloid...