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Moreover, elevated temperatures accelerated seed dispersal by enhancing the expression of the INDEHISCENT gene, which is known to regulate the development of seed pod tissue and promote fruit opening.
Joshua trees produce seeds in large, non-fleshy, indehiscent fruits.
The indehiscent fruit consists of a fibrous pulp encased within a tough exocarp, contains small seeds (ca.
The flowers begin to at open a 05:00 h in the morning and at about the same time they start to emit scent, and stigmas are shiny with exudates while anthers are indehiscent (pistillate stage).
The members of the genus Adansonia are united by several characters that serve to discriminate them from other Bombacaceae, including a characteristic indehiscent fruit with reniform seeds and a powdery whitish pulp [1].
The fruit has a rough indehiscent pericarp surrounding the succulent, edible aril and a seed in the centre.
It produces a large number of seeds with long-term viability, dispersed from indehiscent legume fruits that float in water (Pott and Pott, 1994).
Fruits orbicular to broadly obovate- suborbicular, subdidymous, indehiscent, breaking into closed, 1-seeded valves, thick walled, reticulate-alveolate; style included in apical notch; stames 2 or 6; petals 0.
Fruits indehiscent, baccate Bromelioideae Fruits dehiscent, capsular 2 2.
Fruits 7-9 mm long, declined, persistent, indehiscent, ovoid or shortly oblong, compressed but turgid.
Although referred to as sunflower seed, it is more correctly described as a type of indehiscent fruit.
Additionally, dry fruits can be either dehiscent, where the dry pericarp splits open at maturity, releasing the seeds, or indehiscent, where the seeds remain with the fruit and the entire fruit falls from the parent plant at maturity (see Table 5-1).
However, a few notable examples of small-size advantage in arthropods include: i) the improved ability of small male Drosophila to track the female during courtship dances (Steele & Partridge 1988); ii) the enhanced ability of small adult bruchid beetles to escape from indehiscent fruits relative to larger individuals (Ott & Lampo 1991); iii) accelerated maturation by small male spiders, as well as an enhanced capacity to climb in search of sedentary females (references in Ramos et al.
Leguminosae/ Pea Leaves simple or Fabaceae compound; fruit is a legume or loment-- indehiscent or dehiscent along one or two sutures.