polycarpous

polycarpic

/ (ˌpɒlɪˈkɑːpəs) /

adjective

(of a plant) having a gynoecium consisting of many distinct carpels

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Scientific definitions for polycarpous

polycarpous
[ pŏl′ē-kärpəs ]
polycarpic (pŏl′ē-kärpĭk)

Having fruit or pistils with two or more carpels.
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