[jin-oh-beys, gahy-noh-, jahy-]
an elevation of the receptacle of a flower, bearing the gynoecium.
Origin of gynobase
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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.