(of an ovule) inverted so that the funicle is in the middle of one side.
Historical Examples

The amphitropous ovule (Fig. 346) has a short or incomplete rhaphe.
The Elements of Botany Asa Gray

Hemitropous (ovule or seed), nearly same as amphitropous, 123.
The Elements of Botany Asa Gray

Raphe, the adherent funiculus connecting the hilum and chalaza in anatropous or amphitropous ovules or seeds.
Seeds of Michigan Weeds W. J. (William James) Beal

Rhaphe, the line or ridge which runs from the hilum to the chalaza in anatropous and amphitropous seeds.
The Elements of Botany Asa Gray

Removed extra comma after “amphitropous” in its index entry.
The Elements of Botany Asa Gray

(of a plant ovule) partially inverted so that the base and the micropyle at the apex are the same distance from the funicle


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