tion, and the fertilized egg-cell is now termed the oöspore, and at once begins to grow into the embryo.
Fig. 35.—Various stages in the development of the ovule: n, nucellus; i, i' integuments; p, point of attachment to placenta; e, embryo-sac; r, vascular cord supplying ovule; m, micropyle; x, young embryo. (Partly after Th. Hartig.)
It would be very interesting to describe at length all the remarkable details of these processes, and their