schizocarp


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schizocarp

[′skiz·ə‚kärp]
(botany)
A dry fruit that separates at maturity into single-seeded indehiscent carpels.
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The fruit is an inflated 3-winged schizocarp developed from a tricarpellate, superior ovary.
The fruit is a 3-winged schizocarp (Gentry, 1993), elliptical to circular in outline.
ulmacea is diagrammed and described by van Roosmalen (1985) as having a narrowly ovoid tricocous schizocarp with a slender stipe, and crowned by a 3-lobed style.
The fruit is a 5-winged loculicidal capsule, or in some species schizocarp, formed from a 5-carpellate ovary and is elliptical to round-elliptical in outline.