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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.
Those containing only stamens are logically called staminate flowers, and those lacking stamens but having carpels are termed either pistillate or carpellate.
However, later in the ontogeny of sororia, by the time the first carpellate flower is produced, the "adult" leaves are highly lobed.