Term Information

Accession
PO:0030098
Name
schizocarp fruit
Ontology
plant_anatomy
Synonyms
doppelnu▀ (exact, German), esquizocarpio (exact, Spanish), esquizocarpo (exact, Spanish), nutlet (exact), schizocarp (exact), spalt-nu▀frucht (exact, German), pyrine (narrow), indehiscent fruit (broad)
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
A fruit (PO:0009001) which develops from a gynoecium (PO:0009062) and at maturity comprises a dry exocarp (PO:0009085), dry mesocarp (PO:0009087), and dry endocarp (PO:0009086) that separate into mericarps (PO:0020075). Source: NYBG:Brandon_Sinn, POC:Laurel_Cooper, NYBG:Dario_Cavaliere
Comment
Each individual carpellate unit of a schizocarp fruit (PO:0030098) is a mericarp (PO:0020075). Examples: maple (Acer spp.) and cassava (Manihot esculenta).
Subset
None
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Parents of schizocarp fruit (PO:0030098)
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schizocarp fruit [is_a relation] is_a  fruit (PO:0009001)
Children of schizocarp fruit (PO:0030098)
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mericarp (PO:0020075) [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  schizocarp fruit
PO_GIT
643