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dehiscent: Splitting or forming one or more apertures at maturity, the contents thereby released for dispersal.[1]
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Example(s): Example sentences from FNA : [1] Fruits silicles [siliques ], dehiscent, unsegmented, latiseptate [terete, 4-angled ]; [2] ocrea brown, tubular, 1.5–2.5 cm, membranous, apex oblique, not ciliate, dehiscent.


  1. Categorical Glossary for the Flora of North America Project, by Robert W. Kiger and Duncan M. Porter. 2001. Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation.