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indehiscent: Not splitting or forming an aperture at maturity, the contents being released for dispersal only after decay, digestion, or erosion of the structure.[1]
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Example(s): Example sentences from FNA : [1] Seed cones erect, conical-ovoid, 5–8 3–5.5 cm, indehiscent or slightly dehiscent at maturity. [2] Fruit a drupe or schizocarp, consisting of 1 or 2 mature carpels, 1 (or 2 )-loculed, indehiscent.


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