loculicidal definition

  • adjective:
    • Botany Longitudinally dehiscent over the pill wall surface between the partitions associated with the locule, such as the fresh fruits of irises and lilies.
    • dehiscent through the middle for the straight back of every mobile; stated of capsules
    • Dehiscent through center for the back of every cellular; -- said of capsules.
  • others:
    • In botany, dehiscing through the back associated with the loculus or cell of a seed-vessel—that is, because of the dorsal suture regarding the carpel. Compare septicidal.

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    • Capsule spheroidal, 1-7-lobed with loculicidal dehiscence,…
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