accessory fruit

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  • noun

Synonyms for accessory fruit

fruit containing much fleshy tissue besides that of the ripened ovary


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Subsequent to each manipulation, I tied a thread (colored according to treatment) loosely around the lower part of the perianth, which would eventually develop into the accessory fruit.