silicle (ˈsɪlɪkəl) or silicule (ˈsɪlɪkjʊl)
- botany a short broad siliqua, occurring in such cruciferous plants as honesty and shepherd's-purse
C18: from Latin silicula a small pod; see siliqua
Examples from the Web for silicula
The silicula, of the same nature as the siliqua, but about as broad as it is long.Field and Woodland Plants
William S. Furneaux
The partition is narrow, hence the silicula is angustiseptal.
Silicula integra, ovali-oblonga: valvis planiusculis, dissepimento parallelis.The Botanical Magazine, Vol. V