Definition of Syncarpous

1. Adjective. (of ovaries of flowering plants) consisting of united carpels.

Category relationships: Flora, Plant, Plant Life
Antonyms: Apocarpous
Derivative terms: Syncarp



Definition of Syncarpous

1. a. Composed of several carpels consolidated into one ovary.

Definition of Syncarpous

1. Adjective. (botany of a pistil) Having carpels joined together ¹

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Definition of Syncarpous

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Syncarpous

synarthrosis
synastries
synastry
synathroesmus
synaxes
synaxis
synbio
synbiotic
sync
syncarid
syncarids
syncarp
syncarpia
syncarpies
syncarpium
syncarpous (current term)
syncarps
syncarpy
syncategorem
syncategorematic
syncategorematically
syncategoreme
synced
synch
synched
synchicity
synching
synchondrosis
synchondrotomy
synchoresis

Literary usage of Syncarpous

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Structural Botany: Or Organography on the Basis of Morphology. To which is by Asa Gray (1879)
"This occurs more or less in the larger number of species of the Leguminous genus Astragalus, and the mode is shown in Fig. 534. 489. Compound or syncarpous ..."

2. Laboratory Exercises in Botany by Edson Sewell Bastin (1894)
"FURTHER STUDY OF syncarpous FRUITS. FROM the list given at the beginning of the last exercise are selected the following for this exercise: the fruit of the ..."

3. The Forest Flora of North-west and Central India: A Handbook of the by John Lindsay Stewart, Dietrich Brandis (1874)
"Ovary syncarpous, one-cc-lled. Seeds generally few, on parietal placentas. ... Ovary syncarpous. Embryo minute in a copious albumen. 9. ..."

4. The New Sydenham Society's Lexicon of Medicine and the Allied Sciences ...by Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick, New Sydenham Society, Robert Gray Mayne by Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick, New Sydenham Society, Robert Gray Mayne (1882)
"... flowers generally hypogynous, cyclic, four- or five-rowed, with both calyx and corolla, two rows of stamens, and syncarpous ovaries. ..."

5. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"The siliqua is a dry syncarpous bilocular many-seeded fruit, formed from two carpels, with a false septum, dehiscing by two valves from below upwards, ..."

6. Structural Botany: Or Organography on the Basis of Morphology. To which is by Asa Gray (1879)
"This occurs more or less in the larger number of species of the Leguminous genus Astragalus, and the mode is shown in Fig. 534. 489. Compound or syncarpous ..."

7. Laboratory Exercises in Botany by Edson Sewell Bastin (1894)
"FURTHER STUDY OF syncarpous FRUITS. FROM the list given at the beginning of the last exercise are selected the following for this exercise: the fruit of the ..."

8. The Forest Flora of North-west and Central India: A Handbook of the by John Lindsay Stewart, Dietrich Brandis (1874)
"Ovary syncarpous, one-cc-lled. Seeds generally few, on parietal placentas. ... Ovary syncarpous. Embryo minute in a copious albumen. 9. ..."

9. The New Sydenham Society's Lexicon of Medicine and the Allied Sciences ...by Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick, New Sydenham Society, Robert Gray Mayne by Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick, New Sydenham Society, Robert Gray Mayne (1882)
"... flowers generally hypogynous, cyclic, four- or five-rowed, with both calyx and corolla, two rows of stamens, and syncarpous ovaries. ..."

10. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"The siliqua is a dry syncarpous bilocular many-seeded fruit, formed from two carpels, with a false septum, dehiscing by two valves from below upwards, ..."

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