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indehiscent

(ĭn′dĭ-hĭs′ənt)
adj. Botany
Not splitting open at maturity: indehiscent fruit.

in′de·his′cence n.

indehiscent

(of a plant organ) not opening to release spores or seeds.
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The objectives of this work were to (i) evaluate the influence of the environment (RH and temperature) on the expression of indehiscence of Vernola grown during different seasons in southern Europe, and (ii) to examine the histological basis of partial dehiscence in capsules from normally indehiscent genotypes.
0) ventricidal, (1) septifragal, (2) irregularly dehiscent, (3) indehiscent.
Observe the plant and note if the species has berries or dry fruits, dehiscent or indehiscent seeds, and note if seeds are in seed heads or seed clusters as collection methods vary for each category (Table 2).
In Brazil, new castor genotypes have been developed with a high yield potential, a short growing cycle, even maturation, indehiscent fruit, and a short stature and are suitable for mechanical harvesting techniques.
In Sonneratia the flowers are much larger and structurally much thicker (22-33 x 12-22 mm in mature bud) than those of Sahnianthus; the ovary is superior to partly inferior; stamens are many (up to 300 fide Duke & Jackes, 1987) and multiseriate; a saucer-shaped nectary surrounds a very short-stipitate ovary (Mahabale & Deshpande, 1957); and the fruit is ah indehiscent, thick-walled berry with a pulpy interior (Backer & van Steenis, 1954; Duke & Jackes, 1987).
Anthocarp, diclesium, or fruit elliptic, 10-12 * 7-8 mm, rounded at base, finely velutinous, coriaceous, indehiscent, with several parallel longitudinal lines, suggesting ancestral ribs; each fruit one-seeded, seed pisiform, 6-7 mm in diameter, black.
achene: Small, dry, one-seeded indehiscent fruit; the pericarp is easily separated from the seed coat.
1] hybrid gamete gene homozygote inbred indehiscent mesocarp nut open-pollinated seeds parthenocarpy perfect pericarp pollen sac quantitative trait self-incompatible self-sterile tube nucleus zygote
4 mm long; capsule indehiscent or rupturing irregularly, ellipsoid to orbicular, 2.
Achene A type of fruit that is one-seeded, dry, indehiscent, and usually small.