exalbuminous


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exalbuminous

[¦eks‚al′byü·mə·nəs]
(botany)
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(2010) that verified in the variety Hass monoembryonic and exalbuminous seeds and hypogeal germination.
The exalbuminous orchid seeds because of limited food reserves need specific nutritional requirement under certain environmental conditions [17].
Unlike Lythraceae fruits, the sepals of Duabangocarpon are unequal and imbricate, not valvate, and the seed is contradictorily described as having endosperm and as exalbuminous. Lythraceae seeds lack endosperm at maturity.
The seeds are exalbuminous, consisting entirely of the embryo, which is folded up in a variety of ways.