aggregate fruit

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Synonyms for aggregate fruit

fruit consisting of many individual small fruits or drupes derived from separate ovaries within a common receptacle: e.g. blackberry

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Eyde is studying a subgroup of dogwoods that includes the common North American flowering dogwood, which bears the simple fruits, and the Asian dogwoods, which bear the sweet compound fruits.
Selection for a better monkey meal meant better scattering of seeds; so compound fruits replaced the simple ones, but only in Eurasia.