hypogynous(redirected from hypogynies)
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Having the floral parts, such as sepals, petals, and stamens, borne on the receptacle beneath the ovary.
hy·pog′y·ny (-nē) n.
1. (Botany) (of a flower) having the gynoecium situated above the other floral parts, as in the buttercup
2. (Botany) of or relating to the parts of a flower arranged in this way
hy•pog•y•nous(haɪˈpɒdʒ ə nəs)
1. (of flower parts) situated on the receptacle beneath the pistil and free of the ovary, as stamens, petals, or sepals.
2. having stamens, sepals, or petals so arranged.