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trait details of "Diaspore type"

group of trait Seed traits
description Generative diaspores (units of dispersal) may be seeds or can be imbedded in additional structures or additional structure can be attached to them.
trait attribute attribute type
Diaspore type range of values
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possible attribute values "Diaspore type"
label name description
F fruit Part of the plant that developed from the ovary and contains the ripe seeds.
Fch fruitlet Part of an aggregate fruit that developed from a single carpel and contains all fruit layers (endocarp, mesocarp, exocarp).
FchT part of fruitlet Woody endocarp of a single carpel of an aggregated drupe which contains one seed.
FchZb fruitlet with appendage Woody endocarp of a single carpel of an aggregated fruit which contains one seed and is connected with further parts of a plant.
FSt infructescence The inflorescence at the time when the seeds ripen; it still forms and looks like a single functional unit but contains several fruits.
FT part of fruit Woody endocarp of a single carpel of a drupe which contains one seed.
FZb fruit with appendage A fruit that is additionally connected to part of the plant (such as corolla, calyx, bracts, prophylls to support either dispersal or germination.
S seed Embryo of a plant produced from fertilisation of the ovule by pollen, enclosed in an outer coat, contains often additional nutrients.
SaF aggregate fruit (syncarpous) Made up of several fruitlets but formed from a single flower.
Spo spore Primarily unsepted gamete that develop into a new organism without fertilization.
TF mericarp One segment of a fruit that breaks at maturity into units derived from the individual carpels.
TFSt part of infructescence Fragment of the infructescence that forms a single unit and looks like being one fruits but actually is made up from several fruits.
TFZb mericarp with appendage Mericarp with parts of the perianth.
v vegetative Reproduction is primarily vegetative in Germany and not through fruits
Za cone Group of woody sporophylls arranged compactly on a central woody axis.
ZaT part of cone Woody scale that disconnects from the cone axis.