Glossary: capsule

Definition:

a dry fruit produced by an ovary consisting of 2 or more united carpels and opening by slits or pores or breaking into pieces when ripe.

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Zimbabwe: Glossary details: capsule.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/glossary-display.php?glossary_id=111, retrieved 19 September 2017

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