perisperm


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Related to perisperm: funiculus, pericarp, nucellus
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the nutritive tissue outside the sac containing the embryo in some seeds

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During germination, the elongating embryo rips a circular segment from the perisperm which can sometimes be seen as a cap on the apex of the 'coleorhiza' as it emerges from the sclerotesta (Fig.
Proximal nucellar structures include the hypostase, postament, podium, and perisperm.
24) there is a massive proximal chalazal region (see perisperm, below).
Dasypogonaceae and Rapateaceae (see perisperm below).
In Lomandraceae neither dermal nor central conducting regions contain storage material, so this is presumably not a perisperm, as in the case of the enlarged dermal nucellus cells of Acorus (see below).
Only in late developmental stages does the endosperm replace the surrounding perisperm and/or the integumentary tissue (e.
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