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amphitropal


amphitropal


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Amphitropal  \Am*phit"ro*pal\  (-pal),  Amphitropous 
  \Am*phit"ro*pous\  (-p[u^]s),  a.  [Gr.  'amfi`  +  tre`pein  to  turn.] 
  (Bot.) 
  Having  the  ovule  inverted,  but  with  the  attachment  near  the 
  middle  of  one  side  half  anatropous.