Definition of Mericarp. Meaning of Mericarp. Synonyms of Mericarp

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Definition of Mericarp

Mericarp
Mericarp Mer"i*carp, n. [Gr. ? a part + ? fruit.] (Bot.) One carpel of an umbelliferous fruit. See Cremocarp.

Meaning of Mericarp from wikipedia

- into mericarps. There are different definitions: Any dry fruit composed of multiple carpels that separate. Under this definition the mericarps can contain...
- usually-nut-like, as in Apiaceae in which the mericarps are joined by a stalk (carpop****). Thus a schizocarp of mericarps is a structure in which the carpels of...
- Apiaceae, such as Heracleum sphondylium, have heart-shaped indehiscent mericarps (a type of fruit). Contemporary writings help tie silphium to ****uality...
- correspond to the number of carples. Fruit- A schizocarpic mericarp, seed 1 in each mericarp. Cl****ification and Identification(Bentham and Hooker's system)-...
- wild and where it only recently established itself." Fifteen desiccated mericarps were found in the Pre-Pottery Neolithic B level of the Nahal Hemar Cave...
- heart-shaped 'seed' (actually fruit) of Silphium. Example of a heart-shaped mericarp fruit in a plant (Heracleum sphondylium) belonging, like the unidentified...
- develops is a schizocarp consisting of two mericarps; each mericarp is a true seed. The paired mericarps are easily separated when they are dry. Premature...
- lateral fusiform or ovoid achene 4–5 mm (​1⁄6–​1⁄5 in) long, containing two mericarps with a single seed. ****in seeds have eight ridges with oil canals. They...
- with protective hairs surrounding it. The fruit of Daucus carota has two mericarps, or bicarpellate. The endosperm of the fruit grows before the embryo....
- garlands found in the tomb of pharaoh Tutankhamun (died 1323 BC), and celery mericarps dated to the seventh century BC were recovered in the Heraion of Samos...
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