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dry fruits click to hear : dry fruits

Fruits with usually edible seeds, surrounded by a single dry, somewhat rigid layer.
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section of a capsule: poppy pore seed section of a follicle: star anise seed suture follicle

section of a capsule: poppy click to hear : section of a capsule: poppy

Capsule: dry many-chambered fruit that opens laterally or at the apex when ripe; it contains a great many seeds.

pore click to hear : pore

Small orifice that enables the poppy casing to split open and the seeds to disperse.

seed click to hear : seed

Structure formed by the development of a fertile ovule; it contains an embryo and nutrient reserves that enable a new plant to grow.

section of a follicle: star anise click to hear : section of a follicle: star anise

Follicle: dry single-chambered fruit that, when ripe, splits along the suture of its casing.

seed click to hear : seed

Structure formed by the development of a fertile ovule; it contains an embryo and nutrient reserves that enable a new plant to grow.

suture click to hear : suture

Visible seam on the surface of the fruit’s casing, along which the fruit splits to release its seeds.

follicle click to hear : follicle

Each of the eight dry fruits that make up the star anise.