noun (plural cypselae /-liː/)Botany
A dry single-seeded fruit formed from a double ovary of which only one develops into a seed, as in the daisy family.
More example sentences
- Viable cypselae of any aster or goldenrod from anywhere in the world is most welcomed by the lab.
- Species are annuals, biennials or rhizomatous perennials and have dimorphic cypselae with the ray fruit lacking a well developed crown of bristles.
- The cypsela of the perennial dandelion is classified as an anthocarp.
Definition of cypsela in:
- The US English dictionary