schizocarp


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schiz·o·carp

 (skĭz′ə-kärp′, skĭt′sə-)
n.
A dry fruit that splits at maturity into two or more closed, one-seeded parts, as in a carrot.

schizocarp

(ˈskɪzəˌkɑːp)
n
(Botany) botany a dry fruit that splits into two or more one-seeded portions at maturity
ˌschizoˈcarpous, ˌschizoˈcarpic adj

schiz•o•carp

(ˈskɪz əˌkɑrp, ˈskɪt sə-)

n.
a dry fruit that at maturity splits into two or more one-seeded carpels.
[1865–70]
schiz`o•car′pous, schiz`o•car′pic, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.schizocarp - a dry dehiscent fruit that at maturity splits into two or more parts each with a single seedschizocarp - a dry dehiscent fruit that at maturity splits into two or more parts each with a single seed
fruit - the ripened reproductive body of a seed plant
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Fruits are a schizocarp, globular in shape, yellow- brown colour when ripe and ribbed.
Cap = capsule; Ach = achene; Fol = follicle; Utr = utricle; Dru = drupe; Sam = samara; Cyp = cypsela; Ber = berry; Cer = ceratium; Sch= schizocarp; Leg= legume; Lom= loment; Car= caryopsis; Coc = coccarium.
Fruit type: datpe = 0; unilocular capsule = 1; trilocular capsule = 2; schizocarp = 3; berry = 4; samara = 5.
The upper flowers are staminate whereas lower ones are pistillate (Figures 1A, B).The scanning electron microscopic analysis revealed that fruit is a globular schizocarp measuring 2.2 x 2.5 mm having smooth surface architecture with four deep longitudinal sutures and a square shaped scar on upper side having four elongated points, which are the remains of the stigmas (Figure 1C).
Fruit a schizocarp, forming a beak-like shape Cucurbitaceae Gourd Annual or perennial herbs, palmate 5-lobed leaves.