Pistil

Science / Biology / Pistil: Female reproductive structures in flowers, consisting of the stigma, style, and ovary. Also known as a carpel in some books.

Style

Science / Biology / Style: Part of the female reproductive structure in the carpel of a fiower; formed from the ovary wall. The tip of the style carries the stigma to which pollen grains attach. Part of the pistil that separate MORE

Stigma

Science / Biology / Stigma: Part of the female reproductive structure of the carpel of a fiower; the sticky surface at the tip of the style to which pollen grains attach. The receptive surface of the pistil (of the flower) on wh MORE

Gynoecium

Science / Biology / Gynoecium: Collective term for all of the carpels (or pistils) in a flower. Some flowers have many pistils that are partially or wholly fused. MORE

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