Origin of achene
Examples from the Web for achene
Historical Examples of achene
Achene flattened, linear-oblong, beaked with the long persistent style.
Compared with U. dioica, this achene is thinner and shorter.Seeds of Michigan Weeds
W. J. (William James) Beal
Fruit an achene, buried in the greatly enlarged fleshy calyx.
Achene obtusely triangular, partly 3-celled, enclosed in the indurated calyx.
Ovary 1-celled with a suspended ovule, becoming an achene; calyx none; aquatic herbs, with finely dissected whorled leaves.