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Apocarpous gynoecium

Apocarpous gynoecium is comprised by the set of many simple pistils (consistig of only one carpel). Characteristic fruit for simple pistils is called a follicle.
Such phenomenon can be observed in primitive families as Magnoliaceae or Ranunculaceae.

Compare with syncarpous gynoecium.


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