adjective Botany.

  1. (of an ovule) inverted at an early stage of growth, so that the micropyle is turned toward the funicle and the embryonic root is at the opposite end.


  1. (of a plant ovule) inverted during development by a bending of the stalk (funicle) attaching it to the carpel wallCompare orthotropous

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