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a dry dehiscent fruit that at maturity splits into two or more parts each with a single seed

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The fruits are orbicular schizocarps composed of three orbicular-winged mericarps.
The schizocarps split into three mericarps which each retain part of the style.
The fruit is a 2-winged, bilocular bisymmetrical schizocarp formed from a superior ovary.
Carrots belong to the family Apiaceae which is characterized by having dissected leaves, umbellate inflorescences, and fruits that are schizocarps (which split into two meri carps.