Definition of Pyxidia. Meaning of Pyxidia. Synonyms of Pyxidia

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Definition of Pyxidia

Pyxidium Pyx*id"i*um, n.; pl. Pyxidia. [NL., fr. Gr. ?, dim. a ? a box. See Pyx.] (Bot.) (a) A pod which divides circularly into an upper and lower half, of which the former acts as a kind of lid, as in the pimpernel and purslane. (b) The theca of mosses.

Meaning of Pyxidia from wikipedia

- the great majority of the Solanaceae are berries or capsules (including pyxidia) and less often drupes. Berries are common in the subfamilies Cestroideae...