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epigynous

epigynous

adjective epig·y·nous \i-ˈpi-jə-nəs, e-\

Definition of EPIGYNOUS

1
of a floral organ :  adnate to the surface of the ovary and appearing to grow from the top of it
2
:  having epigynous floral organs
epig·y·ny \-nē\ noun

First Known Use of EPIGYNOUS

1830

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