androphore


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androphore

(ˈændrəʊfɔː)
n
(Botany) botany an extension of the receptacle carrying the androecium and the gynoecium, typical of the caper family (Capparidaceae). Also called: androgynophore
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The flowers are pedicellate and monochlamydeous with six yellow-greenish tepals, an androphore and numerous stamens (see Figure 1D).
The androphore has a single-layered epidermis with roughly square cells (see Figure 2F).