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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BLACKBERRY PIE The biennial cane and perennial roots, Are required to grow the aggregate fruits.
Aggregate fruits are formed from many separate carpels (ovaries) of a single flower, as in the strawberry, raspberry and blackberry.
Everyone loves berries - be they strawberries, raspberries or blackberries - even if, to a botanist, what often pass for berries are not berries at all, but aggregate fruits.
Raspberries are aggregate fruits, meaning they are made up of a grouping of smaller, seed-containing fruits that surround a hollow cavity Though red raspberries are most common, there are many color varieties such as black, purple, orange, yellow, and true to folklore, white.
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