- consisting of two or more carpels.
Origin of polycarpellary
Examples from the Web for polycarpellary
Historical Examples of polycarpellary
Cramer, 'Bildungsabweich,' p. 99, reference to several leguminous plants with polycarpellary pistils.
Marchand mentions a polycarpellary berberid (Epimedium Musschianum).
When it is composed of several carpels, more or less united, it is compound or polycarpellary (fig. 86).
- (of a plant gynoecium) having or consisting of many carpels