angiocarpous definition

  • adjective:
    • explaining a plant whoever fruit is in an envelope rather than section of a calyx.
    • Having fruit inclosed within a covering that does not form part of itself; since, the filbert included in its husk, or the acorn seated in its cupule.
    • Having the seeds or spores covered, as in particular lichens.
    • having or becoming fresh fruit enclosed in a shell or husk
  • others:
    • In botany: Having a fruit inclosed within a definite covering, as filbert within its husk.
    • obtaining the receptacle closed, like in gastromycetous fungi, or opening only by a pore, such as pyrenomycetous fungi many lichens.

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