Definition of Ovules
1. Noun. (plural of ovule) ¹
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Definition of Ovules
1. ovule [n] - See also: ovule
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Literary usage of Ovules
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"ovules numerous in 2 series on GO. ovules few, basal 15. ... Calla. cc. Plants are scandent shrubs. < D. ovules 2 in a cell, affixed to base of septum 26. ..."
2. Organography of Plants, Especially of the Archegoniata and Spermaphyta by Karl Goebel, Isaac Bayley Balfour (1905)
"Naked ovules—that is to say ovules with IN integument—occur both in ... The ovules appear on the placenta a slightly differentiated swellings provided with ..."
3. Botany by Geological Survey of California, William Henry Brewer, Sereno Watson, Asa Gray (1880)
"Ovaries in clusters on a globular fleshy receptacle : style terminal, stigmatic on one side, persistent : ovules 1 (rarely 2), pendulous. ..."
4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1910)
"By this selective elimination the mean number of ovules is increased, the mean radial asymmetry is lowered, the proportion of ovaries with odd numbers of ..."
5. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner von Marilaun (1902)
"The ovary contains structures which, from analogy with the eggs of animals, have been termed ovules (ovula). They are also called " seed-buds ", as the ..."
6. Morphology of Angiosperms: (Morphology of Spermatophytes. Part II) by John Merle Coulter, Charles Joseph Chamberlain (1903)
"Foliar ovules are related to the carpels in a variety of ways. By far the most common position is for the ovules to arise in a line along each side of one ..."
7. Text-book of Botany, Morphological and Physiological by Julius Sachs (1882)
"If the ordinary morphological definitions are applied to these relationships, we should have in the first-named case ovules of an axial nature, ..."