autocarpous definition

  • adjective:
    • Consisting of the ripened pericarp without other parts adnate to it, as a peach, a poppy pill, or a grape.
  • others:
    • In botany, consisting of pericarp alone; having no adnate components (Gray): placed on fruits that are free of the perianth. Same as exceptional.
    • Self-fruiting, which, fruiting as the result of self-fertilization.

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