Flora of Australia Glossary — Vascular Plants
Compiled by A. McCusker
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.