Dehiscent sentence example
The order is easily distinguished by the hard, dry, woody texture of the leaves and the dehiscent fruits.
If the fruit is a dehiscent one and the seed is therefore soon exposed, the seed-coat has to provide for the protection of the embryo and may also have to secure dissemination.
Fruit ofSporo- bolus, showing the dehiscent pericarp and seed.
The anthers are called introrse when they dehisce by the surface next to the centre of the flower; they are extrorse when they dehisce by the outer surface; when they dehisce by the sides, as in Iris and some grasses, they are laterally dehiscent.Advertisement