locule


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locule

(lŏk′yo͞ol) or

loculus

(-yə-ləs)
n. pl. loc·ules or locu·li (-lī′)
A small cavity or compartment within an organ or part of an animal or plant, as any of the cavities within a plant ovary.
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1]), percentage of empty locule fruits (%), maturation cycle and color of the fruits, in reference to the 2007/2008, 2008/2009, 2009/2010 and 2011/2012 crop seasons.
Two basic types of tapetum have amoeboidal (periplasmoidal) type so that its periplasmoidal extensions are observed toward the anther locule.
intybus the tapetum passes at the first a parietal (secretory) phase with multiplication of the nuclei (2-3 nuclei per cell) and later it changes in to amoeboidal (periplasmodial) type so that its periplasmodial extensions are observed toward the anther locule (Fig.
The existence of orbicules is known since 1865 when Rosanoff published his observations on anthers of Fabaceae species where he noticed small granules on the inner locule wall that were resistant to concentrated sulphuric acid (Rosanoff, 1865).
3 cm long cm long Laminas Elliptic-oblong, basally Elliptic or obovate, cordate basally obtuse to rounded Flower number (8) 9-15 (8) 13-22 per inflorescence Buds (7) 9-12 mm long 6-8 mm long Bracteoles 4-6 mm long 3-4 mm long Sepals (4) 5-7 mm long 4-6 mm long Petals Free, oblong, (8) 9-14 mm Free, oblong, 12-14 mm long long Stamens 42-48; 9-12 mm long 40-55; 7-10 mm long Ovary Pyriform; 6-8 (9) mm tall Globose; 3-5 mm tall Ovules 16-20 per locule 8-14 per locule
Determining scales and the use of transformations in studies of weight per locule of tomato fruit.
Several features common in Apiineae are also found in most of these groups, such as ovary-roof nectaries (Erbar & Leins, 2010), a single functional ovule (either per locule or per ovary), drupaceous fruits, and sheathing petiole bases, but there are significant exceptions to each.
5 mm in diameter, smooth, lepidote; placentation central, ovules white, narrowly cylindrical, 10-11 per locule, filament of staminode narrowly triangular, 3.
The seeds were separated from others within a locule using a gentle stream of air.
5 mm, with 12-15 rows of seeds per locule attached to an axile placenta.
Sections through the retrorectal tissue revealed a multilocular cyst with thin walls and smooth cyst lining, with the exception of one locule that measured 4.