drupaceous


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drupaceous

[drü′pā·shəs]
(botany)
Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a drupe.
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Rhamnaceae This family of about 50 genera includes some genera with drupaceous fruits and others with dry schizocarpic fruits.
Verbenaceae This family is characterized by drupaceous and schizocarpic fruits, but winged fruits occur in the genus Hymenopyramis Wallich ex Griffith (Fig.
Fruit drupaceous or a loculicidal capsule; seeds with variable testa; embryo with 2 cotyledons.
Fruit drupaceous and brightly colored, sometimes splitting to release endocarp, which sometimes splits into separate pyrenes.
Seeds naked, sometimes with flattened edge, but without well-developed wing(s) or hairs on margin; fruit indehiscent and drupaceous or a pair of dehiscent follicles; style head mostly with basal collar; disc mostly present; herbs, shrubs, or trees Vinceae 8.