"An Egyptian tree; the bark and pods are frequently used in tanning and the aqueous extract of the wood some Indian species forms the catechu of commerce."-Whitney, 1902

Acacia

"An Egyptian tree; the bark and pods are frequently used in tanning and the aqueous extract of the wood…

"A genus of plans of the natural order Leguminosae, sub-order Papilionaceae. The pod is more or less perfectly 2-celled. The leaves are pinnate, with a terminal leaflet. the species are numerous, natives chiefly of the temperate and colder parts of the Old World, shrubby, and often spiny, or unarmed and herbaceous." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Astragalus

"A genus of plans of the natural order Leguminosae, sub-order Papilionaceae. The pod is more or less…

A ripe pod of the Red Buckeye bursting.

Red Buckeye

A ripe pod of the Red Buckeye bursting.

The coffee senna or Cassia occidentalis.

Cassia occidentalis

The coffee senna or Cassia occidentalis.

The Cassia tora or Senna obtusifolia.

Cassia tora

The Cassia tora or Senna obtusifolia.

They differ from all other mollusks in having a bilaterally symmetrical covered with a number of seperate overlapping plates or valves, thus exhibiting the nearest approach to the vermiform or articulated type of structure.

Chitonidæ

They differ from all other mollusks in having a bilaterally symmetrical covered with a number of seperate…

A split or opening along the circumference with a top coming off in a lid.

Circumscissile

A split or opening along the circumference with a top coming off in a lid.

A species of peas that profusely covered with pods. The pods have one of the sweetest flavors of the varieties.

Rawson's Clipper

A species of peas that profusely covered with pods. The pods have one of the sweetest flavors of the…

Cocoa or Cacao. 1, flower; 2, pod; 3, section of pod.

Cocoa plant

Cocoa or Cacao. 1, flower; 2, pod; 3, section of pod.

"Funicle. In botany, The stalk of an ovule or seed. Pod of Lunaria. a, a, a, funicles." -Whitney, 1911

Funicle of Lunaria Pod

"Funicle. In botany, The stalk of an ovule or seed. Pod of Lunaria. a, a, a, funicles." -Whitney, 1911

"Branch and Pod of Honey-locust (Gleditschia triacanthos). GLEDITSCHIA. A genus of leguminous thorny trees, with abruptly once or twice pinnate leaves, inconspicuous greenish and polygamous flowers, and flat pods." -Whitney, 1911

Honey Locust

"Branch and Pod of Honey-locust (Gleditschia triacanthos). GLEDITSCHIA. A genus of leguminous thorny…

A pod of the Kapok (Ceiba pentandra) is a tree in the Malvaceae family of mallows that produces a cotton-like fiber.

Kapok

A pod of the Kapok (Ceiba pentandra) is a tree in the Malvaceae family of mallows that produces a cotton-like…

A legume is a pod of a simple pistil, which splits into two pieces.

Legume

A legume is a pod of a simple pistil, which splits into two pieces.

"Milkweed (Asclepias sp.). a, flower-bud; b, flower; c, very young pod; d, older pod in section, showing seeds; e, section of flower; f, top view of flower, showing the 5 hoods f the crown, each with a horn incurving to the stigma; between the horns are the cleft glands to which the pollinia are attached." -Gager, 1916

Milkweed Stages

"Milkweed (Asclepias sp.). a, flower-bud; b, flower; c, very young pod; d, older pod in section, showing…

A flowering plant with edible green seed pods.

Okra

A flowering plant with edible green seed pods.

It grows wild around the shores of the Mediterranean and many parts of the East, producing a puffy pod, containing one or generally two nested seeds with two swellings on one side. It is much used in olios Spain, is an important article in French cookery and has been cultivated from a very early period in the warmer regions of the old world.

Chick Pea

It grows wild around the shores of the Mediterranean and many parts of the East, producing a puffy pod,…

A large pea plant.

Alaska peas

A large pea plant.

A pod of Kennerly's First Early peas.

Kennerly's First Early peas

A pod of Kennerly's First Early peas.

A capsule is a pod that splits into three pieces.

Pod

A capsule is a pod that splits into three pieces.

A capsule is a pod that splits into three pieces.

Pod

A capsule is a pod that splits into three pieces.

This is a young pod, partly covered by a loose calyx, (Gray, 1858).

Pod

This is a young pod, partly covered by a loose calyx, (Gray, 1858).

This is a ripe checkerberry, cut through the middle lengthwise, (Gray, 1858).

Pod

This is a ripe checkerberry, cut through the middle lengthwise, (Gray, 1858).

Pod of Celandine opening, (Gray, 1858).

Pod

Pod of Celandine opening, (Gray, 1858).

The pod of the Hibiscus surrounded by the calyx and involucel.

Pod

The pod of the Hibiscus surrounded by the calyx and involucel.

The pod of the Hibiscus splitting into five valves.

Pod

The pod of the Hibiscus splitting into five valves.

The pod of Common Flax cut across.

Pod

The pod of Common Flax cut across.

A pyxis is a pod which opens crosswise, the top separating as a lid, (Gray, 1858).

Pyxis

A pyxis is a pod which opens crosswise, the top separating as a lid, (Gray, 1858).

A Rose-hip is a kind of fruit, looking like a pear or a haw, (Gray, 1858).

Rose-hip

A Rose-hip is a kind of fruit, looking like a pear or a haw, (Gray, 1858).

A Rose-hip is a kind of fruit, looking like a pear or a haw, (Gray, 1858).

Rose-hip

A Rose-hip is a kind of fruit, looking like a pear or a haw, (Gray, 1858).

16. Andrena cineraria, 17. Helix virgata, 18. Pod-lover moth, 19. Anurida maritima, 20. Machillis maritima, 21. Sea-slater, 22. Shore wainscot moth, 23. Ground lackey moth.

Types of Seashore Life

16. Andrena cineraria, 17. Helix virgata, 18. Pod-lover moth, 19. Anurida maritima, 20. Machillis maritima,…

"Flowering branch of Senna (Cassia obovata). a, a pod." -Whitney, 1911

Senna

"Flowering branch of Senna (Cassia obovata). a, a pod." -Whitney, 1911

"Plant with Flowers and Fruits of Shepherd's-purse" (Capsella bursa-pastoris) "a, flower; b, a pod." -Whitney, 1911

Shepherd's Purse

"Plant with Flowers and Fruits of Shepherd's-purse" (Capsella bursa-pastoris) "a, flower; b, a pod."…

A silique is a pod of the Cress family.

silique

A silique is a pod of the Cress family.

"Pea weevil; adult. The pea weevil (Bruchus) is often found in peas in its larval state during summer and autumn, as a pupa in winter, and in the adult form in late spring, when it comes forth to lay its eggs on the pods of the growing peas. To find the weevil in the fall, soak peas in water for a day." —Davison, 1906

Pea Weevil

"Pea weevil; adult. The pea weevil (Bruchus) is often found in peas in its larval state during summer…

"Pea weevil; pupa. The pea weevil (Bruchus) is often found in peas in its larval state during summer and autumn, as a pupa in winter, and in the adult form in late spring, when it comes forth to lay its eggs on the pods of the growing peas. To find the weevil in the fall, soak peas in water for a day." —Davison, 1906

Pea Weevil

"Pea weevil; pupa. The pea weevil (Bruchus) is often found in peas in its larval state during summer…

"A several-seeded, dehiscent, dry fruit."—Nicholson, 1884

Pod of Yucca

"A several-seeded, dehiscent, dry fruit."—Nicholson, 1884