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axial

[′ak·sē·əl]
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Of, pertaining to, or along an axis.
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Numerous seeds from anatropous ovules cover the elongated axile placenta.
Remains of fruits are minimal, consisting merely of an axile placenta with numerous crowded, attached seeds.
The gynoecium is superior, with a simple style and an enlarged, somewhat elongate stigma; the ovary is distinctly stipitate and free of an encircling nectary; six to eight locules each enclose 14 to 20 anatropous ovules in two rows on an axile placenta (Chitaley, 1955).
The ovary is superior with axile placentation and is 4-6-carpellate; each carpel is subdivided by a partial secondary septum.
3 mm, five to seven locules, loculicidal dehiscence, and winged seeds attached to an axile placenta are typical of Lagerstroemia fruits.
Tamesicarpum polyspermum Reid and Chandler from Divisions A2, D & E, and from Hampshire Basin B1 & B2, consists of casts of three- to six-loculed fruits with evidence of loculicidal dehiscence and casts of tightly packed seeds attached to an axile placenta.
Ovary 1-14-locular, with axile placentation, superior; style gradually tapered or impressed; stigma truncate, capitate, peltate, cup shaped, funnel shaped, or strongly lobed, considerably enlarged in wind pollinated species.
Ovary (l-)4(-8)-locular, with axile placentation, superior; style gradually tapered or impressed; stigma truncate, capitate, peltate, cup shaped, funnel shaped, or strongly 4-lobed, considerably enlarged in wind pollinated species.
Ovary 2 to many locular, with axile placentation, superior, style short, impressed, stigma lobes deeply divided.
Ovary 4-7-locular, with axile placentation, superior; style articulated with the ovary; stigma truncate to capitate.
Ovary 2-6-locular, with axile placentation; style impressed or not; stigma truncate, sometimes slightly expanded.
Gynoecium 2(-3-9)-merous, usually bicarpellate, syncarpous, inferior, rarely semi-inferior (Synaptantha) or superior (Gaertnera and Pagamea); ovary with as many locules as carpels (in which case placentation is axile or a derivative), seldom unilocular (Gardenia) (in which case placentation is parietal) or pseudomonomerous (Theligonum): style usually one and slender or styles free (Galium), rarely basilateral (Theligonum), or even missing (Tetralopha): stigma capitate or lobed: ovules 1 to many in each locule; anatropous to hemitropous, or campylotropus (Theligonum); solitary, basal, without integumentary tapetum.