loculicidal[läk′yo̵̅o̅ li sīd′'l]
Bot. splitting open along the midribs of the carpels of which it is formed: said of a capsule
Origin of loculicidal; from loculus + -i- + -cidal
Longitudinally dehiscent along the capsule wall between the partitions of the locule, as in the fruits of irises and lilies.
Origin of loculicidallocul(us) + Latin -cīda, one who cuts; see –cide + –al1.
- (botany) dehiscent through the middle of the back of each cell; said of capsules