Definition of Anatropous ovule
1. Noun. A completely inverted ovule turned back 180 degrees on its stalk.
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Literary usage of Anatropous ovule
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1. The Phytologist: A Popular Botanical Miscellany edited by George Luxford, Edward Newman (1845)
"... and the foramen is brought down to near the hilum," but he does not observe upon the fact that in every instance of an anatropous ovule, the chalaza and ..."
2. A Contribution to Our Knowledge of Seedlings by John Lubbock (1892)
"The pendulous anatropous ovule characteristic of the Order is represented ... For comparison with this Order the erect anatropous ovule of the Composite is ..."
3. A General System of Botany Descriptive and Analytical: In Two Parts by Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker, Joseph Decaisne, Emmanuel Le Maout (1876)
"anatropous ovule cut vertically (mag.)* 719. 720. 721. 722. ... anatropous ovule In different stages of development (mag.). 733. Vertical section of fig. ..."
4. The Botanical Text-book, an Introduction to Scientific Botany, Both by Asa Gray (1853)
"This is perfectly simple on the supposition that an anatropous ovule is produced by the mere adhesion of the funiculus to the whole length of one side of ..."
5. The Microscopy of Technical Products by Thomas Franz Hanausek (1907)
"D ascending anatropous ovule with ventral raphe.—E same as last, but with dorsal raphe.—F pendent anatropous ovule with ventral raphe.—G same as last, ..."
6. Botany by Geological Survey of California, William Henry Brewer, Sereno Watson, Asa Gray (1880)
"Ovaries coherent (becoming a fleshy ovoid-conical fruit), 4-celled, with a single erect anatropous ovule in each cell : stigma sessile, thick and capitate. ..."