[jin-uh-fawr, -fohr, gahy-nuh-, jahy-]
- the elongated stalk of a pistil.
Origin of gynophore
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In ripening the parts separate, and hang divergent from a hair-like prolongation of the receptacle known as the gynophore.
- a stalk in some plants that bears the gynoecium above the level of the other flower parts
- The stalk of a pistil.
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