noun, plural sty·lo·po·di·a [stahy-luh-poh-dee-uh] /ˌstaɪ ləˈpoʊ di ə/. Botany.
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Fruit ovate, glabrous, with equal filiform ribs, and no oil-tubes; stylopodium conical and prominent; seed nearly terete.
Stylopodium, an epigynous disk, or an enlargement at the base of the style.The Elements of Botany|Asa Gray
The base of the styles is frequently thickened and cushion-like, and called the stylopodium.