pistillate


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pistillate

of plants
1. having pistils but no anthers
2. having or producing pistils

pistillate

[′pist·əl‚āt]
(botany)
Having a pistil.
Having pistils but no stamens.
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The specimen's unpollinated pistillate ("sinsemilla") morphology is representative of a South Asian landrace.
Further, during flowering the formation of pistillate organs may be favoured by high auxin level in the vicinity of differentiating primordia.
The visitation frequency of the bees across staminate and pistillate flowers, pattern of diurnal and seasonal visitation, efficiency in harvesting and depositing pollen and resultant fruit set per single visit were evaluated.
The female flowers, called pistillate flowers, grow on a long spike and form a thick, velvety-brown cluster of hundreds of small individual flowers.
The pistillate area of the fruit located near the base of the beak is known as the nak.
Apache plume technically is polygamo-dioecious, producing three flower types: pistillate (fruit producing) and male-sterile with reduced stamens; staminate (male fertile), with large anthers on longer filaments, and pistils that fail to develop; and staminate-hermaphroditic with some fruit-producing flowers, typically at stem terminals (Henrickson, 2001).
The individual unisexual flowers lack a perianth, the pistillate flower consisting of 1 (rarely 2) pistil(s) subtended by a scale, and the staminate flower consisting of 1-3 stamens borne in a scale.
Factors that influence the duration of the staminate and pistillate phases of Lobelia cardinalis flowers.
Pistillate inflorescence with prophyll 17 cm long, inserted 4.