(of a capsule) splitting lengthwise so as to divide each locule into two parts.
- loc·u·li·cid·al·ly, adverb
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How to use loculicidal in a sentence
Capsule usually 3-celled, loculicidal; seeds 1–many in each cell on the stout placental axis.
Capsule 2-celled, loculicidal, with each axile placenta bearing 2–10 flattish seeds.
Capsule 3–5-celled with axile placent, loculicidal or circumscissile, many-seeded.
Capsule 3-celled, 3-valved, loculicidal, the partitions breaking away from the many-seeded axis.
Capsule depressed-globose, 5-lobed, 5-celled, 5-valved from the base upward (loculicidal); the valves cobwebby on the edges.