Either entirely or partially separate, as the carpels of a compound pistil; -- opposed to syncarpous.
a. (Gr. apo, away; karpos, fruit) having separate carpels.
Carpels separate. Example 1, Example 2, Example 3, Example 4, Example 5, Example 6, Example 7, Example 8
(of ovaries of flowering plants) consisting of carpels that are free from one another as in buttercups or roses
of a gynoecium, consisting of two or more carpels which are free from one another or almost so.