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    Explain how the gynoecium of a flower can be apocarpous or syncarpous.

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    The gynoecium is the female part of the flower which is made of one or more carpels. So, when there are more than one carpel and they are free they are called apocarpous (as in lotus and rose) while when they are fused it is called syncarpous (as in mustard, tomato)

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