Sanguinaria canadensis

Photograph of Sanguinaria canadensis

Sanguinaria canadensis, Papaveraceae (dehisced capsule, arillate seeds)

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    1. An eliasome is a lipid-rich aril. It’s specifically a food body designed by to be dispersed through being eaten, often by ants. Arils, broadly, are accessory tissue (often fleshy, sometimes brightly colored) associated with seeds. There are many types of arils, with the terminology based on the tissue from which they develop.

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