Definition of Campylotropous ovule
1. Noun. A curved ovule with the micropyle almost touching the funiculus.
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Literary usage of Campylotropous ovule
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1. Introduction to Structural and Systematic Botany and Vegetable Physiology by Asa Gray (1866)
"The campylotropous ovule (Fig. 525, 527) is one which grows unequally, and consequently curves upon itself, so as to bring the apex round to the vicinity of ..."
2. Outlines of Botany for the High School Laboratory and Classroom by Robert Greenleaf Leavitt, Charles Herbert Clark, Mrs. Sophia M'Ilvaine (Bledsoe) Herrick, Asa Gray (1901)
"Ovules: 232, orthotropous ovule of Buckwheat: c, hilum and chalaza;/, orifice; 233, campylotropous ovule of a duckweed: c, ..."
3. The Elements of Botany for Beginners and for Schools by Asa Gray (1887)
"344. Orthotropous ovule of Buckwheat: c, hilum and chalaza; /, orifice. FIG. 345. campylotropous ovule of a duckweed: c, hilum and chalaza; /, orifice. FIG. ..."
4. Descriptive Botany by Eliza Ann Youmans (1885)
"In the CURVED, or campylotropous ovule, the micropyle, or apex, is bent over close to the base (Fig. 330). In the INVERTED, or ANATROPOUS OVULE, ..."
5. Second Book of Botany: A Practical Guide to the Observation and Study of Plants by Eliza Ann Youmans (1874)
"In the CURVED, or campylotropous ovule, the micropyle, or apex, is bent over close to the base (Fig. 209). Fio. 210. Fio. 211. ..."