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.
11a, b), with about 20 species of lianas in Indomalesia, has schizocarps consisting of three biwinged elliptical to orbicular mericarps.
The fruits are orbicular schizocarps composed of three orbicular-winged mericarps.
Fruit a (septicidal or loculicidal) capsule, berry, drupe or dry and indehiscent or a schizocarp, sometimes dicoccous (Galium), rarely a nutlet (Theligonum).