Nutlets sentence example
Calyx surrounding nutlets.
In most genera the fruit consists of oneseeded nutlets, generally four, but one or more may be undeveloped.
Thus in Lithospermum the nutlets are hard like a stone, in Myosotis usually polished, in Cynoglossum covered with bristles, &c.
In winter little winged nutlets with tiny airbags fly off in the wind and float down stream to germinate somewhere on another bank.
The catkin-like flowers are dull red, and with a scent of Cowslips, coming in May either as short spikes or rounded fleshy balls, according as they are male or female, while the fruits consist of small fleshy nutlets.Advertisement