bearing ovules

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • Ovule — This article is about the plant structure. For animal ovules, see ovum. Micropyle and Ovular redirect here. For the structure in animals, see Micropyle (zoology). For the shape, see oval. Location of ovules inside a Helleborus foetidus flower… …   Wikipedia

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