Self-pollination is rendered possible, since the divisions of the stigma begin to separate before the outer stamens have shed all their pollen; the nearness of the stigmas to the dehiscing anthers favours self-pollination.
The fruit is a capsule dehiscing by 5 sometimes io teeth or valves, or sometimes transversely (a pyxidium) as in Anagallis.
15, A); the sporangia separated when mature, dehiscing by a ventral slit.
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