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  • adj. botany, A form of dehiscence whereby a seed capsule opens via pores or holes, allowing seeds to be dispersed like salt from a shaker. Species of the poppy family (Papaveraceae) are the most familiar plants exhibiting poricidal dehiscence. Compare septicidal, septifragal, and loculicidal.

    February 22, 2013