Glossary: pericarp

Definition:

the wall of the ripened ovary or fruit (between the loculi and the outer surface); it may be of one or as many as 3 layers called the exocarp, mesocarp and endocarp.

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, 2008-20

Hyde, M.A. (2020). UK Flora: Glossary details: pericarp.
https://www.ukflora.info/speciesdata/glossary-display.php?glossary_id=528, retrieved 12 July 2020

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