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Found Dehiscent 11 times.

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1. Achene
A dry, closed (indehiscent) fruit which contains a single seed.

2. Berry
A fleshy or pulpy indehiscent fruit with the seed(s) embedded in the fleshy tissue of the pericarp . Compare drupe , pyrene .

3. Caryopsis
A dry, indehiscent , one-seeded fruit in which the seed coat is closely fused to the fruit wall (characteristic of grasses).

4. Cypsela
A dry, indehiscent , one-seeded fruit formed from an inferior ovary. Compare achene .

5. Dehiscence (adj. dehiscent)
Dehiscence is the separation of previously surgically-closed wounds.

6. Dehiscent
Breaking open at maturity to release the contents.

7. Follicle
A dry, dehiscent fruit formed from one carpel and dehiscing along the line of fusion of its edges.

8. Indehiscent
Not opening at maturity.

9. Nut
A hard, dry, indehiscent fruit formed from two or more carpel s but containing only one seed.

10. Samara
A dry, indehiscent fruit with its wall expanded into a wing.


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