Siliqua fruit is characteristic of family (1) Poaceae (2) Fabaceae (3) Brassicaceae (4) Asteraceae.

Answer: (3)

Siliqua fruit develops from bi-carpellary, syncarpous, superior ovary initially one chambered but subsequently becomes two-chambered due to the formation of the false septum. The fruit dehisces along two suture. Siliqua fruit is characteristic of many species of Brassicaceae (Brassica) family but in some species, silicles may be present.

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