Fruit (cremocarp) of Osmorrhiza; the two akene-like ripe carpels separating at maturity from a slender axis or carpophore.
The two carpels are close together, with their adjacent surfaces flattened, and are fixed to a central axis called the carpophore.
carpophore, the stalk or support of a pistil extending between its carpels, 113.
In some Borragineous flowers, such as Houndstongue, the gynobase runs up in the centre between the carpels into a carpophore.
A carpophore is a prolongation of receptacle or axis between the carpels and bearing them.