hypogenous

Related to hypogenous: hypogynous

hy·pog·e·nous

 (hī-pŏj′ə-nəs)
adj. Botany
Growing on a lower surface of a structure, as fungi on leaves.

hypogenous

(haɪˈpɒdʒɪnəs)
adj
(Botany) botany produced or growing on the undersurface, esp (of fern spores) growing on the undersurface of the leaves
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In this area observed copper mineralization as hypogenous (chalcopyrite and bornite) and supergene (malachite and azurite).
The inflorescences are racemose, slender, elongated and almost globose, 7-15 cm long, sustained by a modified leaf often reduced to a terminal spathe with 70-220 zygomorphic, perfect, hypogenous flowers (Glover & Barrett 1983).
In addition to the arrangement of the ovules in the carpels, the obvious morphological similarities between L europaea and L virginica include that both have hypogenous flowers bearing glossy ovoid to oblong seeds ornamented with numerous tiny, polygonal cells (Spongberg, 1972; Mai, 1985; Pingen, 1996).
Ogawa M, Yambe Y, Sugium G (1983b) Cultivation of the hypogenous mushroom, Rhizopogon rubescens.