Glossary: carpophore


a prolongation of the floral axis between the carpels which bears the fruit, as in the narrow stalk that supports the two mericarps in the fruit of the Apiaceae.

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Botswana: Glossary details: carpophore., retrieved 20 March 2018

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