Glossary: pericarp

Definition:

the wall of the ripened ovary or fruit (between the loculi and the outer surface); it may be of one or as many as 3 layers called the exocarp, mesocarp and endocarp.

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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: pericarp.
http://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/glossary-display.php?glossary_id=528, retrieved 29 March 2017

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