(a-GLOO-tinayt) -- To glue together.
-- The pollen-bearing portion of the stamen.
Anther cap (AN-ther
kap) -- The covering over the pollinia of orchids.
-- Of the axis, a form of placentation fond in orchids where ovules
are borne on a central axis or protrusions from it.
-- The fruit of orchids, a fruit from a compound ovary, usually
dry and opening at one of more sutures at maturity.
-- A cell in a compound fruit.
Column foot (KOL-um
foot) -- An extension at the base of the column, often attached
to the lip.
-- Having two stamens.
-- The carbohydrates, usually stored in seed, lacking in orchid
-- The fusion of the male (pollen) and female (ovule) which gives
rise to the seed; the act of applying nutrients (N.P.K.)
-- The stemlike structure which supports the anther; a part of the
-- The projection at the base of the column.
-- The capsule in orchids; any structure that bears of contains
-- One of the compartments in the ovary of an orchid.
-- Having only one anther.
-- Devoid of a covering, said of orchid seeds which lack endosperm.
-- The basal portion of the pistil which contains the ovules; if
pollinated and fertilized, it develops into the fruit.
-- A small protuberance in the ovary, capable of forming a seed
(pa-RYE-eh-tal) -- A form of placentation found in orchids
where ovules are borne on the walls or on protrusions of the wall
of the ovary.
-- The arrangement of the ovules in an ovary.
-- A rather general term for a dry, dehiscent fruit.
-- The act of placing the pollinia onto the stigmatic surface of
-- The compact packets of pollen found in orchid flowers.
-- Figuratively a little beak; the sharp apex of the stigma that
seperates the pollinia from the stigmatic surface; a gland.
-- A matured ovule capable of producing a new plant.
Seed pod (SEED
POD) -- The mature ovary containing the mature ovules (seed).
-- The result of applying pollen from the same flower on
its stigmatic surface.
-- The apex of the pistil, usually covered with a viscid substance
Stigmatic surface (stig-MAT-ik
sur-face) -- The receptive area of the stigma.
Stylar canal (SYT-lar
kan-AL) -- A canal leading to the ovary through which the
pollen tubes pass.
-- The lines or markings on an orchid capsule; the mature fruits
split along these lines.