from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as monospermous.
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- adj. having a single seed
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In the 'Revue Horticole,' 1867, p. 382, mention is made of a bush which produces these double nuts each year -- in fact, it never produces any single-seeded fruit.
Larger, single-seeded fruit were not consumed by smaller frugivores that still thrive in degraded forests, echoing Corlett's own observation of barren South China forests that fruit to no avail.
The single-seeded fruit are spherical, wrinkled and black upon maturity, having started out greenish-yellow.
The spot where he bathed is now a place of pilgrimage named Suppatitthita, and here he deposited the dish on the bank before descending into the water. had been the dress of many hundreds of thousands of Future Buddhas before him; and sitting down with his face to the east, he made the whole of the thick, sweet milk-rice into forty-nine pellets of the size of the fruit of the single-seeded palmyra-tree, and ate it.
In the apple and pear (Fig. 114, _I_), however, the carpels are more or less grown together; and in the cherry, peach, etc., there is but a single carpel giving rise to a single-seeded stone-fruit (drupe) (Fig. 114, _E_,