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 (kär′pə-lāt′, -lĭt)
Having carpels; pistillate.
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Adj.1.carpellate - bearing or consisting of carpels
phytology, botany - the branch of biology that studies plants
acarpellous, acarpelous - having no carpels
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Aging flowers along the indeterminate racemes shift from being staminate to carpellate.
Ovary (2-)4-5(-14) carpellate, superior to inferior, with usually axile to intruded parietal placentation, rarely apical or basal; ovules 1 to many per carpel, anatropous to nearly campylotropous, unitegmic, tenuinucellate, the embryo sac usually of the Polygonum type; style short to long, hollow, sometimes expanded apically; stigma truncate to capitate or slightly to strongly lobed, sometimes cup shaped, funnel shaped, or flabellate to pinnatifid.
Ontogeny of staminate and carpellate flowers of Schisandra glabra (Schisandra).