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Compound apocarpous gynoecium is found in
A. Lily A
B. Hollyhock
C. Lotus or Ranunculus
D. Pumpkin

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Hint: some of the collective reproductive organs of the flower, which are together produced ovules, mainly it is made up of pistils, surrounded by pollen-producing states, and this gynoecium again divided into different types.

Complete answer:
In gynoecium, the parts are collectively considered as carpels where it contains ovary, style, and stigma.
The gynoecium is considered as a female portion of the flower, though it does not directly produce the ovule, it produces the spores from which gametophytes develop.
A gynoecium mainly consists of one or more pistils and it expands at the base and forms the ovary.
Types of gynoecium:
Monocarpous: when a gynoecium consists of a single carpel, then it is called monocarpous or unicarpellate gynoecium.
Examples: Avocado, peach
Apocarpous: It is also called as chloricarpous, if the gynoecium contains multiple distinct carpels then it is called as apocarpous.
Examples for apocarpous include strawberry, buttercup, michelia, Lotus
Syncarpous: If the gynoecium contains the multiple and fused carpels then it is called Syncarpous, examples are Tulip and china rose.
From the above-given options, Lotus belongs to apocarpous so the answer is lotus.
And other options like Lilly and hollyhock and pumpkin all these three belong to Syncarpous.

Note:
Pistils are also divided into simple and compound If it is composed of one carpel then it is simple, and if it is composed more than one then it is compound, and in the compound also that pistils are either distinct or partially fused or completely fused.