Style (or stigma-arm) insertion

Flora of Australia Glossary — Vascular Plants

Compiled by A. McCusker


Style (or stigma-arm) insertion

basal: at the base; of a placenta, at the base of the ovary.

gynobasic: of a style, arising near the base of the gynoecium, e.g. between the lobes of the ovary.

stigma: the pollen-receptive surface of a carpel or group of fused carpels, usually sticky.

style: an elongated part of a carpel, or group of fused carpels, between the ovary and the stigma.

terminal: at the apex or distal end.