silicula


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silicula

(sɪˈlɪkjʊlə) ,

silicle

or

silicule

n, pl -liculae (-ˈlɪkjʊliː) , -cles or -cules
(Botany) botany a short broad siliqua, occurring in such cruciferous plants as honesty and shepherd's-purse
[C18: from Latin silicula a small pod; see siliqua]
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Los frutos en silicula latisepta, monospermos, orbiculares (4 x 4 mm) y escotados no dejan lugar a dudas.
1 Estratificacion CUADRO 2 Elenco sistematico de la comunidad de fitoplancton en el embalse Ignacio Allende TABLE 2 Composition of phytoplankton community in Ignacio Allende reservoir Bacillaryophyceae Achnanthes exilis R Achnanthes lanceolata R Achnanthes minutissima O Aulacosseira granulata D Caloneis bacillum R Caloneis silicula O Caloneis affinis R Fragilaria capuccina R Fragilaria crotonensis C Gomphonema dichotomum R Gomphonema olivaceum R Hantzchya amphyoxis R Navicula dicephala R Navicula radiosa R Nitzchia dissipata R Nitzchia linearis R Nitzchia palea O Opephora sp.
Hawkins and Furnish (1987) found removal of the snail Juga silicula (Gould) increased algal standing crops and increased densities of some invertebrates.