Glossary: capsule

Definition:

a dry fruit produced by an ovary consisting of 2 or more united carpels and opening by slits or pores or breaking into pieces when ripe.

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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-17

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2017). Flora of Zambia: Glossary details: capsule.
http://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/glossary-display.php?glossary_id=111, retrieved 23 October 2017

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