ACHENES; a single seeded fruit , the seed is attached to the pericarp at its base.

CARPELS; an ovule-bearing unit that is part of the pistil.

COTYLEDONS; an embryo leaf "seed leaf'' that stores carbs and food or absorbs food.

ENDOCARP; the inner most layer of a fruit wall.

EPIGYNOUS; has flower parts attached above the ovary.

EXOPCARP; the outermost layer of a fruit wall.

HILIUM; The scar on a seed marking the point of attachment.

HYPOCOTYL; the portion of an embryo or seedling between the radicle or cotyledons.

HYPOGYNOUS; its flower parts are attached below the ovary.

INFERIOR OVARY; an ovary to which parts of the calyx, corrolla and stamens have become united so they appear to be attached at the top of it; an ovary attached below the receptacle.

LOCULE; a cavity within an ovary or sporangium.

MESOCARP; the fleshy part of a fruit; the middle region of a fruit wall between the exocarp and endocarp.

MICROPYLE; a pore or opening in the integuments of an ovule through which a pollen tube gains access to an embryo sac or archegonium of a seed plant.

PLACENTA; the tissue by which spores, sporangia or ovules are attached to the maternal tissue.

PLUMULE; the terminal bud of the embryo f a seed plant.

RADICLE; the part of an embryo in a seed that develops into a root.

SEEDS; a mature ovule containing an embryo and bound by a protective seed coat.

SUPERIOR OVARY; an ovary that is free from the calyx, corrolla, and other floral parts; the sepals and petals appear to be attached at its base.

TESTA; the protective outer covering of a seed, derived from the integuments of the ovule after fertilization.

VASCULAR BUNDLE; a strand of tissue composed mostly of xylem and phloem and usually surrounded by a bundle sheath.