A, B, C, D. Successive sections from below receptacular region through ovary: A, distal end of pcduncle showing anastomosing of vascular stands and increase of acrenchyma, x 5; B, proximal portion of receptacle, x6; C, receptacular region showing vascular plexus (vp) and central bundles (cb). x5; D, ovary showing radially extended locules (1) with developing ovules, x4; (gvs) gynoecial vascular strands; (sb) supernumerary bundles supply reticulum.