(of a plant ovule) completely inverted; turned-back 180 degrees on its stalk
- obtaining the ovule inverted at an earlier duration in its development, so that the chalaza is as the evident apex; -- opposed to orthotropous.
(a.) Obtaining the ovule inverted at an early on duration with its development, so your chalaza is really as the obvious apex; -- opposed to orthotropous.
The anatropous ovule arises from the placenta as a straight or only slightly curved cellular process, and as it grows, gradually becomes inverted, curving from the point of origin of the integuments (cf.