Translation of carpel in Spanish:


carpelo, n.

Pronunciation /ˈkɑrpəl/ /ˈkɑːp(ə)l/


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    carpelo masculine
    • The terminal female flowers consist of two or three carpels and no other organs.
    • Unisexual flowers with three white petals produce numerous stamens or carpels and both present floral nectar.
    • In the center of a typical flower are the carpels, modified leaves which enclose the ovules.
    • No mature fruits had more than two seedless carpels.
    • Ovules from self-pollinated carpels appear to degenerate early in development.