Definition of Silique. Meaning of Silique. Synonyms of Silique

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Definition of Silique

Silique
Silique Sil"ique, n. [L. siliqua a pod or husk, a very small weight or measure: cf. F. silique.] (Bot.) An oblong or elongated seed vessel, consisting of two valves with a dissepiment between, and opening by sutures at either margin. The seeds are attached to both edges of the dissepiment, alternately upon each side of it.

Meaning of Silique from wikipedia

- A silique or siliqua (plural siliques or siliquae) is a type of fruit (seed capsule) having two fused carpels with the length being more than three times...
- derived from multiple carpels are capsules or siliques. One example of a dehiscent fruit is the silique. This fruit develops from a gynoecium composed...
- samara – (e.g., ash, elm, maple key) schizocarp – (e.g., carrot seed) silique – (e.g., radish seed) silicle – (e.g., shepherd's purse) utricle – (e.g...
- Fruits can develop out of cross-pollination or self-pollination, and are silique structured, that open at maturity through dehiscence or drying to bare...
- petals. The fruit is a silique 3–5 cm long with a beak 1–2 cm long that is flattened-quadrangular. The valves of the silique are glabrous or rarely bristly...
- each under a centimeter long. The fruit is a ****like spherical ribbed silique borne on a long pedicel with a widened area where it joins the fruit. "Rapistrum...
- flowers at the tip of each stem branch. The fruit is a straight, narrow silique up to 5 centimeters long. Media related to Barbarea orthoceras at Wikimedia...
- hermaphroditic and pollinated by bees and butterflies. The fruit is a silique 7–10 millimetres (0.28–0.39 in) long. This species is native to the Mediterranean...
- long, called a silique, green maturing to pale grey brown, containing two rows of small shiny black seeds which are released when a silique splits open....
- is white to yellow. In late summer or autumn the fruit appear; they are siliques about 20–50 centimetres (8–20 in) long, full of small flat seeds, each...
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