compound pistil

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Noun1.compound pistil - consists of two or more fused carpelscompound pistil - consists of two or more fused carpels
pistil - the female ovule-bearing part of a flower composed of ovary and style and stigma
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When there are multiple carpels, such as those found in tulips, lilies, grapefruits, and poppies, it is termed a compound pistil. The sections of a cut grapefruit are the carpels of the compound ovary.
Capsule A dry, dehiscent fruit composed of two or more carpels from a compound pistil, splitting when dry to release the seed.
The results are showed that Yanshanzaofeng' was diclinous with polycarpous compound pistils axile placentas and commonly two anatropous ovules in each loculament.