A dry fruit formed from several carpels. When the fruit matures the single carpel sections fall apart. These sections of fruit do not open to release the seed, but remain intact until germination.
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Schiz'o·carp noun [ Schizo- + Greek ... fruit.] (Botany) A dry fruit which splits at maturity into several closed one-seeded portions.
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<botany> A dry fruit formed from more than one carpel but breaking apart into 1- carpel units when ripe. ... Compare: mericarp. ... (20 Oct 1998) ...
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noun a dry dehiscent fruit that at maturity splits into two or more parts each with a single seed
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• (n.) A dry fruit which splits at maturity into several closed one-seeded portions.
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(from the article `angiosperm`) ...such as corn. Nuts have a stony pericarp, and usually only a single seed in each carpel matures, as in acorns of oaks (Quercus; Fagales) and ...
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schizocarp 1. A dry fruit that splits at maturity into two or more closed, one-seeded parts, as in the carrot or mallow. 2. A dry, dehiscent fruit that at maturity splits into two or more one-seeded carpels.
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A schizocarp ˈskɪzəkɑrp is a dry fruit that develops from multiple carpels. When mature it splits up into mericarps. Mericarps are often 1-seeded as in, for example, Malva, Malvastrum, and Sida. In others, for example, in Abutilon, the mericarps have two or more seeds. The mericarp is either: I...
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Dry fruit that develops from two or more carpels and splits, when mature, to form separate one-seeded units known as mericarps. The mericarps may be dehiscent, splitting open to release the seed when ripe, as in Geranium, or indehiscent, remaining closed once mature, as in mallow Malva...
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a dry fruit formed from more than one carpel but breaking apart into individual carpels (mericarps) when ripe.
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