- a glandular disk or expansion surmounting the ovary and supporting the styles in plants of the parsley family.
Origin of stylopodium
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Stylopodium, an epigynous disk, or an enlargement at the base of the style.The Elements of Botany
The base of the styles is frequently thickened and cushion-like, and called the stylopodium.
Fruit ovate, glabrous, with equal filiform ribs, and no oil-tubes; stylopodium conical and prominent; seed nearly terete.
- botany a swelling at the base of the style in umbelliferous plants
C19: New Latin, from Greek stulos pillar + -podium
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