loculicidal


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loculicidal

[¦lak·yə¦lis·əd·əl]
(botany)
Pertaining to dehiscence that extends along the dorsal midline of a carpel.
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Tamesicarpum polyspermum Reid and Chandler from Divisions A2, D & E, and from Hampshire Basin B1 & B2, consists of casts of three- to six-loculed fruits with evidence of loculicidal dehiscence and casts of tightly packed seeds attached to an axile placenta.
17d), with three species of trees in China, has bladder-like loculicidal capsules, composed of three elliptical to ovate membranous valves which adhere to one another along their margins to form three wings.
The 3-winged fruit is a membranous loculicidal capsule, somewhat inflated like those of Koelreuteria.
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.
morgansa has a 4- to 5-winged loculicidal capsule (Sheahan, 2007) developed from a 4-carpellate.
Fruit a loculicidal capsule; seeds thin walled with a few layered testa, with winglike ridges, or smooth, with vascular bundle in raphe; embryo sac on nucellar pedestal with earlike projections; embryo with 2 cotyledons.
Fruit a loculicidal capsule, berry, or irregularly dehisc ent, seeds with or without tails, testa cells slightly to moderately elongated and unthickened, or the cells isodiametric and moderately to massively thickened on the inner surface; embryo small, with 2 cotyledons, or minute and not differentiated.
Fruit a loculicidal capsule; seeds with tails at both ends, cells moderately elongated and unthickened; embryo small, wit h 2 cotyledons; n = 13, 19, 23.
Fruit a loculicidal capsule, berry or irregularly dehiscent; seeds with isodiametric cells moderately to massively thickened on inner surfaces, or tailed, with moderately elongated and unthickened cells; embryo minute, undifferentiated, with <30 cells; n = 8, 13, 26, 32 (x = 8, 13?
Fruit a loculicidal capsule; seeds with a tail at one end, cells slightly elongated and unthickened; embryo minute, undi fferentiated, with 30-40 cells; n = 8.
Fruit a septicidal to loculicidal capsule, indehiscent pod, or drupe; seeds with variable testa cells; embryo with 2 cotyledons.
Fruit a loculicidal capsule, indehiscent pod, or drupe; seeds with variable testa cells; embryo with 2 cotyledons.