Fertile flowers consisting of a single ovary tapering into a short style; stigmas 2–4, awl-shaped; ovule erect, anatropous.
Ovary 1-celled, with an anatropous ovule; stigma sessile, entire.
Raphe, the adherent funiculus connecting the hilum and chalaza in anatropous or amphitropous ovules or seeds.
anatropous ovule of a Violet, the parts lettered as in the last.
Rhaphe, the continuation of the seed-stalk along the side of an anatropous ovule or seed, 112, 126.
Seed of a Violet (anatropous): a, hilum; b, rhaphe; c, chalaza.
Seed of a Larkspur (also anatropous); the parts lettered as in the last.
The ridge or adnate funicle which in an anatropous ovule connects the two ends.
Rhaphe, the line or ridge which runs from the hilum to the chalaza in anatropous and amphitropous seeds.
The seeds that are truncate at one end are anatropous, some of them resembling those of red clover are half anatropous.