- opening along a transverse circular line, as a seed vessel.
Origin of circumscissile
Examples from the Web for circumscissile
Historical Examples of circumscissile
Three-celled and 3-valved, or 3–5-celled and circumscissile.
Utricle (pyxis) of Amaranth, opening all round (circumscissile).
In these the dehiscence extends all round, or is circumscissile.
Circumscissile, splitting transversely across the middle, used to indicate one of the ways in which the volva ruptures.
Page 58 condition of the circumsissle Changed to circumscissile.
- (of the dry dehiscent fruits of certain plants) opening completely by a transverse split