mericarp

Pericarp vs Mericarp - What's the difference?

pericarp | mericarp |


In botany|lang=en terms the difference between pericarp and mericarp

is that pericarp is (botany) the outermost layer, or skin, of a ripe fruit or ovary while mericarp is (botany) an individual carpel of a schizocarp, having a single seed.

As nouns the difference between pericarp and mericarp

is that pericarp is (botany) the outermost layer, or skin, of a ripe fruit or ovary while mericarp is (botany) an individual carpel of a schizocarp, having a single seed.

Seed vs Mericarp - What's the difference?

seed | mericarp |


As nouns the difference between seed and mericarp

is that seed is (senseid)(countable) a fertilized grain, initially encased in a fruit, which may grow into a mature plant while mericarp is (botany) an individual carpel of a schizocarp, having a single seed.

As a verb seed

is to plant or sow an area with seeds.

Schizocarp vs Mericarp - What's the difference?

schizocarp | mericarp |


In context|botany|lang=en terms the difference between schizocarp and mericarp

is that schizocarp is (botany) a dry fruit that develops from multiple carpels and splits into multiple, one-seeded mericarps at maturity while mericarp is (botany) an individual carpel of a schizocarp, having a single seed.

As nouns the difference between schizocarp and mericarp

is that schizocarp is (botany) a dry fruit that develops from multiple carpels and splits into multiple, one-seeded mericarps at maturity while mericarp is (botany) an individual carpel of a schizocarp, having a single seed.

Carpel vs Mericarp - What's the difference?

carpel | mericarp |


As nouns the difference between carpel and mericarp

is that carpel is one of the individual female reproductive organs in a flower a carpel is composed of an ovary, a style, and a stigma, although some flowers have carpels without a distinct style in origin, carpels are leaves (megasporophylls) that have evolved to enclose the ovules the term pistil is sometimes used to refer to a single carpel or to several carpels fused together while mericarp is (botany) an individual carpel of a schizocarp, having a single seed.