Glossary: carpophore

Definition:

a prolongation of the floral axis between the carpels which bears the fruit, as in the narrow stalk that supports the two mericarps in the fruit of the Apiaceae.

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, 2008-20

Hyde, M.A. (2020). UK Flora: Glossary details: carpophore.
https://www.ukflora.info/speciesdata/glossary-display.php?glossary_id=113, retrieved 5 December 2020

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