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, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Botswana: Glossary details: pericarp.
http://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/glossary-display.php?glossary_id=528, retrieved 14 December 2017

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