circumscissile


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circumscissile

[¦sər·kəm′sis·əl]
(botany)
Dehiscing along the line of a circumference, as exhibited by a pyxidium.
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Fruit usually a septicidal capsule, rarely a circumscissile capsule (Spigelia), seldom a drupe (Neuburgia) or berry (Potalia) [in some the pericarp of the berry becomes thick and woody (Strychnos)].