orthotropous

adjective
or·​thot·​ro·​pous | \ ȯr-ˈthä-trə-pəs How to pronounce orthotropous (audio) \

Definition of orthotropous

: having the ovule straight and upright with the micropyle at the apex

First Known Use of orthotropous

1819, in the meaning defined above

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“Orthotropous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/orthotropous. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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