ALL meanings of septifragal

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  • adjective septifragal (of a capsule) dehiscing by breaking away from the partitions but remaining attached to the common axis; dehiscing at the valves or backs of the carpels but leaving the septa intact. 1
  • adjective septifragal (of a dehiscence) characterized by breaking apart from a natural line of division in the fruit 0
  • adjective septifragal opening, or dehiscing, by the breaking away of the outer walls of the carpels from the partitions 0
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