Botanical Words Alphabetical List - OV
OVARY: The enlarged, rounded, ovule-producing base of the female portion (the pistil) of a flower that eventually develops into a fruit after being fertilized.
OVATE (of leaves): The leaf is egg-shaped; the broadest part is below the middle.
OVULE: An outgrowth of the ovary, which upon fertilization, becomes the seed. (See illustration above in Ovary.)
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