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Old 08-27-2019, 08:11 PM
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Default Re: Biophytum sensitivum seeds

Originally Posted by DPfarr View Post
The flowers and seed are produced inside out. So the seed pods are lower (produced first) were the flowers are newly produced originating from the center of the flower stalk (umbel). The pod is divided into locules. Think of a like a sliced jalapeŮo, there are sections were the seeds grow. Same thing with this fruit.

Sorry I couldnít get a super detailed picture with my iPhone. The blue lines show indentations where there were seeds. All the way on the left there is a seed in red. The fruit (pod) will open and the seeds burst out like many others in the oxalidaceae family. Thatís their method of seed distribution.

Oh ok got it. So that explains why when I open up the pod I couldnít find any seeds. I basically have to get to it before it shoots them out?

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