axile placentation


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Noun1.axile placentation - ovules are borne at or around the center of a compound ovary on an axis formed from joined septa
placentation - arrangement of the ovules in the placenta and of the placentas in the ovary
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The characteristics of a typical Scrophularia include; asymmetrical mostly tubular flowers, ovaries with axile placentation and numerous ovules, capsular fruits, and seeds with endosperm, each are shared with one or several related families [3].
The pollen grain is yellowish; gynoecium is bicarpelar, with bilocular ovary and axile placentation.
The generalized features of the multiloculate ovary with axile placentation suggest Lythraceae, but the rest of the characters rule against the relationship.
All fruits show an axile placentation, the placentas growing from a bicarpellar gynoecium.
Fruits are 5-8 locular with axile placentation and bear one seed per locule.