Definition of Compound pistil

1. Noun. Consists of two or more fused carpels.

Generic synonyms: Pistil

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Literary usage of Compound pistil

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1. Structural Botany: Or Organography on the Basis of Morphology. To which is by Asa Gray (1879)
"A true compound pistil represents a whorl (in the simplest case a pair) of ... 648) and Liriodendron, cannot properly be said to form a compound pistil. ..."

2. Introduction to Structural and Systematic Botany and Vegetable Physiology by Asa Gray (1866)
"A carpel is either a simple pistil. or is one of a circle of leaves which compose a compound pistil. When the pistils are distinct from each other, ..."

3. Gray's Botanical Text-book by Asa Gray (1879)
"(one in the inner angle of each carpel) will all be brought together in the axis of the compound pistil. And the partitions, termed ..."

4. Botany for Young People and Common Schools: How Plants Grow, a Simple by Asa Gray (1880)
"But sometimes the partitions or divisions between the cells vanish, as in Pinks : then the compound pistil is only one-celled. And sometimes there never ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"When the union is incomplete, the number of the parts of a compound pistil may be determined by the number of styles and stigmata ; when complete, ..."

6. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"In most flowers the carpels are united one to another to form a structure known as a compound pistil (Figs. 825, 833, 835, 836). ..."

7. First Lessons in Botany and Vegetable Physiology: To which is Added a by Asa Gray (1857)
"The compound pistil consists of two, three, or any greater number of ... 212), has a compound pistil composed of five simple ones with their ovaries united, ..."

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