meaning of apocarpous

apocarpous meaning in General Dictionary

Either totally or partly individual while the carpels of a mixture pistil in opposition to syncarpous

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  • (of ovaries of flowering flowers) consisting of carpels being free of each other as with buttercups or flowers
  • Either totally or partly individual, as the carpels of an element pistil; -- opposed to syncarpous.

apocarpous meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Either completely or partly separate, whilst the carpels of a compound pistil; -- opposed to syncarpous.