gynobase

[ jin-oh-beys, gahy-noh-, jahy- ]
/ ˈdʒɪn oʊˌbeɪs, ˈgaɪ noʊ-, ˈdʒaɪ- /

noun Botany.

an elevation of the receptacle of a flower, bearing the gynoecium.

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Origin of gynobase

OTHER WORDS FROM gynobase

gyn·o·ba·sic, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for gynobase

  • Gynobase, a depressed receptacle or support of the pistil or carpels, 114.

  • In some Borragineous flowers, such as Houndstongue, the gynobase runs up in the centre between the carpels into a carpophore.