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(Science: plant biology) An organ (generally believed to be a modified foliar unit) at the centre of a flower, bearing one or more ovules and having its margins fused together or with other carpels to enclose the ovule in an ovary, and consisting also of a stigma and usually a style.

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Aggregate...multiple fruit

... concentrate of my biology flashcards anymore until I ask.... so there is aggregate fruit with is like a raspberry (single flower with multiple carpels) and then multiple fruit (multiple flowers each with one carpel (pineapple)... but is it possible to have a fruit that comes from multiple flowers ...

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by naturalgoats
Tue May 01, 2012 12:44 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Aggregate...multiple fruit
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Seed Plants

... in gymnosperms seed is on the surface of the sporophyll in angiosperms seed is enclosed in sporophylls because it will form one or more carpels of the ovary (to become flowers) I think you should google it :)

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by Linn
Tue Apr 25, 2006 12:53 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Seed Plants
Replies: 9
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Search of the First Flower

... David L. Dilcher Shaoling Zheng, Zhekun Zhou Angiosperm fruiting axes were discovered from the Upper Jurassic of China. Angiosperms are defined by carpels enclosing ovules, a character demonstrated in this fossil. This feature is lacking in other fossils reported to be earliest angiosperms. The ...

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by Miyis
Tue Jan 31, 2006 5:08 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Search of the First Flower
Replies: 1
Views: 2568

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