From Latindehiscentem, present participle of dehiscere.
Dehiscent Sentence Examples
The order is easily distinguished by the hard, dry, woody texture of the leaves and the dehiscent fruits.
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.
Fruit ofSporo- bolus, showing the dehiscent pericarp and seed.
The anthers are called introrse when they dehisce by the surface next to the centre of the flower; they are extrorse when they dehisce by the outer surface; when they dehisce by the sides, as in Iris and some grasses, they are laterally dehiscent.