Definition of Arilloid
1. aril [adj] - See also: aril
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Arilloid
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Literary usage of Arilloid
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Principles of Pharmacy by Henry Vinecome Arny (1917)
"An "arilloid," or "arillus," as an outgrowth from the base of the testa or seed- coat. The testa of different seeds vary widely in appearance, ..."
2. A Contribution to Our Knowledge of Seedlings by John Lubbock (1892)
"B, longitudinal section of seed in plane of cotyledons, without removing a cotyledon : aa, auricles of cotyledons; r, radicle; ar, minute arilloid. ..."
3. Synoptical Flora of North America by Asa Gray, Benjamin Lincoln Robinson (1897)
"... capsule tipped by the persistent distinct styles with capitate stigmas ; seed with a longitudinally dehiscent arilloid outer coat ..."
4. Catalogue of the African Plants by William Philip Hiern, Alfred Barton Rendle, Friedrich Martin Josef Welwitsch (1898)
"... seeds numerous, attached to a central columnar placenta, angular, each enclosed in a thin loose often incomplete arilloid coat; angles of the seeds ..."
5. The Natural History Review: A Quarterly Journal of Biological Science by Armagh Natural History and Philosophical Society, Belfast Natural History and Philosophical Society, Cork Scientific and Literary Society, Cuvierian Society of Cork, Dublin University Zoological and Botanical Association, Literary and Scientific Instit (1861)
"... and orange-coloured ; the layer surrounding each seed distinct done«! mu !• .p<. Similar arilloid sacs envelope the seeds in ultimately «. ..."
6. First book of Indian botany by Daniel Oliver (1869)
"... stigma covering the anthers: the cap-like arilloid covering at the top of the seeds. In Salamonia the sepals are nearly equal, and the stamens fewer. ..."