Sentence Examples


  • If the fruit is a dehiscent one and the seed is therefore soon exposed, the seed-coat has to provide for the protection of the embryo and may also have to secure dissemination.
  • On the other hand, indehiscent fruits discharge these functions for the embryo, and the seed-coat is only slightly developed.
  • A, Part of seed-coat with hairs B,, insertion and lower part; B2 middle part; and Bar upper part of a hair (X300).
  • The pulp is of the nature of an aril, that is, an additional seed-coat.
  • Special outgrowths, arils, of the seed-coat are of frequent occurrence.