Pistil versus carpel

Subbaiah C. Chalivendra subbaiah at UIUC.EDU
Sat Aug 24 16:02:56 EST 1996

Janice M. Glime wrote:
>If the pistil and carpel are synonymous, then we are left without a term
>to describe the whole structure when there is more than one carpel.

may not be, the term "gynoecium" can describe the whole structure with one
or more carpels.


Subbaiah Chalivendra
S-27 Turner Hall
Dept Agronomy, 1102 S. Goodwin Ave (phone: 333-9743)

2034 S. Orchard st, #C (phone 367-8834)

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