[jin-oh-beys, gahy-noh-, jahy-]

noun Botany.

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

Origin of gynobase

Related formsgyn·o·ba·sic, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for gynobase

Historical Examples of 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.