Pistil

Definition of Pistil

Pis´til
n.1.(Bot.) The seed-bearing organ of a flower. It consists of an ovary, containing the ovules or rudimentary seeds, and a stigma, which is commonly raised on an elongated portion called a style. When composed of one carpel a pistil is simple; when composed of several, it is compound. See Illust. of Flower, and Ovary.

Related Words

androecium, anther, calyx, carpel, corolla, corolla tube, corona, epicalyx, gynoecium, megasporophyll, microsporophyll, perianth, petal, receptacle, stamen, stigma, style, torus
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