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campylotropous: Having the (reniform) ovule curved toward the ovary wall, the micropyle facing the wall, and the funiculus attached near the center of the concave side, the curvature and displacement of funicular insertion due to asymmetrical growth during ontogenesis.[1]
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Example(s): Example sentences from FNA : [1] ovules 1–many per locule, campylotropous, bitegmic. [2] ovule solitary in each carpel, basal, campylotropous.


  1. Categorical Glossary for the Flora of North America Project, by Robert W. Kiger and Duncan M. Porter. 2001. Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation.