stylopodium

noun

sty·​lo·​podium
ˌstīləˈpōdēəm
plural stylopodia
-dēə
: a disk-shaped or conical swelling or expansion at the base of the style in plants of the family Umbelliferae

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from styl- entry 2 + -podium (from Greek podion small foot, base)

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“Stylopodium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stylopodium. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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