gynophore


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gy·no·phore

 (gī′nə-fôr′, jĭn′ə-)
n.
A stalk that supports the pistil in certain plants.
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gynophore

(ˈdʒaɪnəʊˌfɔː; ˈɡaɪ-)
n
(Botany) a stalk in some plants that bears the gynoecium above the level of the other flower parts
gynophoric adj
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gyn•o•phore

(ˈdʒɪn əˌfɔr, -ˌfoʊr, ˈgaɪ nə-)

n.
a floral stalk that raises the pistil above the other floral parts.
[1815–25]
gyn`o•phor′ic (-ˈfɔr ɪk, -ˈfɒr-) adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gynophore - the stalk of a pistil that raises it above the receptaclegynophore - the stalk of a pistil that raises it above the receptacle
stalk, stem - a slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ
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ginóforo
ginoforo
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In Cypereae, the main variations at the flower level (Table 2) relate to the presence or absence of perianth parts, the presence or lack of a gynophore, stamen number, stigma branches number, form and orientation of the ovary (and then achene) and style base persistency.
For P1, the water content in the pods was higher in SWC 2, which may have resulted in higher water content of the peduncle, hindering its detachment because of the greater resistance of the plant gynophore, which is favorable for lower losses during digging.
Fruits didymous, glabrous; valves wingless, 2.5-3 x 1.5-2 mm; gynophore 0.2-0.5 mm long; replum expanded apically; septum perforate; style 0.4-0.6 mm long; stigma capitate, somewhat 2-lobed.
Bisexual flowers produce six stamens and a superior ovary extended on a gynophore; male flowers produce six stamens and a nonfunctioning, undeveloped pistil.
(Cyperaceae), with focus on the nature and origin of the gynophore. Annals of Botany 96: 1247-1264.
Male flowers produce six stamens and a nonfunctioning, undeveloped pistil, and hermaphroditic flowers produce six stamens and a pistil with a superior ovary extended on a gynophore. The shrub is visited by flying insects, including bumblebees (Bombus spp.), non-native honeybees (Apis melifera), and hummingbirds (Calypte costae and C.