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(Botany) a carpel or pistil enclosing the seeds of a plant, esp a flowering plant


a seed vessel or dehiscent fruit that splits when ripe.
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Noun1.seedpod - a several-seeded dehiscent fruit as e.g. of a leguminous plantseedpod - a several-seeded dehiscent fruit as e.g. of a leguminous plant
legume - the fruit or seed of any of various bean or pea plants consisting of a case that splits along both sides when ripe and having the seeds attach to one side of the case
peanut - underground pod of the peanut vine
screw bean - spirally twisted sweet pod of screwbean mesquite that is used for fodder or ground into meal for feed
okra - long green edible beaked pods of the okra plant
cowage - pods of the cowage plant or the stinging hairs covering them; used as a vermifuge when mixed with e.g. honey
fruit - the ripened reproductive body of a seed plant
loment - seedpods that are constricted between the seeds and that break apart when mature into single-seeded segments
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Thus, among the 'specific pest' chapters you find contributions on flea beetles, diamondback moth, swede midge, cabbage seedpod weevil, pollen beetle, bertha armyworm, sucking insects, and noctuid pests.
Thread a sturdy needle with twine and carefully push through the center of a flower or seedpod.
The seedpod of the coastal banksia, a tree native to eastern Australia, suggests an intricate sculpture, a grouping of clams, or disembodied mouths.
The Seedpod Sea Foam cushion in cool, calming blue looks great with delicate pinks
When Lucy finds her father entangled in the flesh-eating Dreamwood tree, she nourishes its remaining seedpod with her blood, and he is released.
In May 2012, fifteen environmental samples, including soil from the yard, commercial potting soil, and a planter made from the seedpod brought from California, were taken from the home of the cat; all showed negative results for C.
I'll cut entire seedpod laden branches and stick them in a bag and take it inside where it is dryer and a more constant temperature.
The stark contrast of the cacophonous, fast-paced world with the meditative quality of the natural world provided Wong with her photographic subjects - a stone, a leaf, a twig, a spiky seedpod.
Was it an oddly shaped leaf, a curly seedpod, or maybe a winter olive you placed in your pocket and hurried home like a giddy child to investigate further?
Wild geraniums have a unique method of seed dispersal: as the seedpod dries, it curls and shoots seeds into the air.
The seeds are spat out by a coiled spring mechanism within the seedpod, which can be seen dangling from the pod afterwards.