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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
campylotropous, i.e. with ovule curved on to its side so that the micropyle comes near the funicle; ‘having the ovule curved so that the micropyle is located near the base’ (WIII); “an ovule, one of whose sides grows much faster than the other, so that while the chalaza remains at the hilum, the foramen is brought nearly into contact with it” (Lindley); “applied to an ovule, one side of which has grown faster than the other so as to bring its true apex (micropyle) near the hilum” (Jackson); an ovule curved with the micropyle close to the hilum and the embryo sac also curved; “(ovule or seed). So curved as to bring the apex and base nearly together” (Fernald 1950); campylotropicus,-a,-um (adj.A), campylotropus,-a,-um (adj.A); cf. amphitropous, anatropous, orthotropous; see lycotropous; see -tropic, -tropous, -tropal;

- ovula indefinita, rarius pauca, secus placentas parietalia v. ad basin ovarii inserta, amphitropa v. campylotropa (B&H), ovules indefinite [i.e. in number], rarely few, parietal along the placentas or inserted at the base of the ovary, amphitropous or campylotropous.

- ovula in loculis 2-0O, rarius solitaria, nunc erecta v. horizontalia et anatropa, nunc péndula anatropa v. campylotropa, nunc lateraliter affixa et amphitropa, micropyle superà v. infera (B&H), ovules in locules 2- [indefinite], more rarely solitary, sometimes erect or horizontal and anatropous, sometimes pendulous, anatropous or campylotropous, sometimes laterally attached and amphitropous, with the micropyle above or below.

- semen subglobosum, campylotropum, testa crassiuscula (B&H), the seed nearly globose, campylotropous, with the test somewhat thick.

 

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