gymnocarpous definition

  • adjective:
    • Having fresh fruit which both smooth or otherwise not adherent on perianth.
    • Naked-fruited, the fruit often smooth or otherwise not adherent into the perianth.
  • others:
    • In botany, having a naked good fresh fruit; especially, of lichens, getting the apothecia expanded, saucer- or cup-shaped: applied to a sizable number of genera in which the apothecium is available and attached to the surface of this thallus.
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