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Dehiscent—the pericarp splits to allow the escape of the seeds—generally many-seeded.
Pericarp woody, dehiscent at the tip by 2–4 valves; contains 1–4 seeds, slightly orbiculate, coriaceous.
Seed vessel glabrous, horizontally dehiscent, containing 15 or more angular seeds joined to a common axis.
Capsules borne on the under side of a pedunculate receptacle, irregularly dehiscent.
Calyx not minute; pod colored, dehiscent; seeds enclosed in a pulpy aril.
Fruit dry and dehiscent; the pods (follicles) opening down the ventral suture, many-rarely few-seeded.
Anther-cells bilocellate by a vertical partition and longitudinally dehiscent.
A dry dehiscent fruit composed of more than one carpel; the spore-case of Hepatic, etc.
The fruit of the Leguminos, formed of a simple pistil and usually dehiscent by both sutures.
Dehiscent, that is, they split open regularly along certain lines, and discharge the seeds.

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