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epigynous: Having its proximal portion adnate to the full length of the gynoecium, the free portion thus arising from the apex of the gynoecium. See also hypogynous, perigynous.[1]
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Example(s): Example sentences from FNA : [1] perianth and androecium hypogynous (epigynous in some Vaccinioideae ); [2] Flowers hypogynous (epigynous in Agdestis ), radially symmetric;


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