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– References:
– Hickey, M.; King, C. (2001). The Cambridge Illustrated Glossary of Botanical Terms. Cambridge University Press.
– Dahlgren, R. And R. F. Thorne (1984). The order Myrtales: circumscription, variation, and relationships. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden. 71: 633–699. doi:10.2307/2399158.

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– Cambridge Illustrated Glossary of Botanical Terms:
– Authored by Hickey and King in 2001.
– Published by Cambridge University Press.
– Provides detailed botanical terminology explanations.
– Valuable resource for botanists and researchers.
– Enhances understanding of plant structures and functions.

– Myrtales Order:
– Studied by Dahlgren and Thorne in 1984.
– Research focused on circumscription, variation, and relationships.
– Published in the Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden.
– Significant contribution to botanical classification.
– DOI: 10.2307/2399158 for further reference.

Sarcotesta (Wikipedia)

The sarcotesta is a fleshy seedcoat, a type of testa. Examples of seeds with a sarcotesta are pomegranate and some cycad seeds. The sarcotesta of pomegranate seeds consists of epidermal cells derived from the integument, and there are no arils on these seeds.

Pomegranate seeds have a sarcotesta.
Some cycads, such as this Macrozamia communis, produce seeds with a sarcotesta.
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