In P. farinosa the germen is broadly obovate and the stigma capitate; here the germen is globose and the stigma has five points.
germen oblong, striated, curved slightly outwards, but at length becoming erect and rugged.
The pistil is generally divisible into the ovary or germen, the style and the stigma.
Mr. Berkeley found no difficulty, and had the stem impregnated as well as the germen.
germen short, square, crowned with long white radiating down.
So in Latin, canmen from cano was pronounced, and then written carmen; genmen from the obsolete γενω passed into germen.
The globular part contains the pistil, which consists merely of a germen and stigma, together with the surrounding stamens.