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The gynoecium consists of many free pistils in flowers of 


  1. Aloe

  2. Tomato

  3. Michelia 

  4. Papaver


Solution

The correct option is C

Michelia 


The gynoecium consists of many free pistils in flowers of Michelia. Apocarpous condition arises when the number of carpels is two or more and they are free from each other. e.g. Clematis, Michelia (Magnoliaceae), Aconitum, Ranunculus (buttercup), etc. 

Aloe has a single pistil. 

Tomato has multiple pistils but is fused.

Papaver has a compound pistil.

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