[hahy-poj-uh-nuh s, hi-] /haɪˈpɒdʒ ə nəs, hɪ-/

adjective, Botany.
situated on the receptacle beneath the pistil and free of the ovary, as stamens, petals, or sepals.
having stamens, sepals, or petals so arranged.
(of a flower) having the gynoecium situated above the other floral parts, as in the buttercup
of or relating to the parts of a flower arranged in this way
Having the floral parts, such as sepals, petals, and stamens, borne on the receptacle beneath the ovary. Compare epigynous, perigynous.


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