drupelet


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a small part of an aggregate fruit that resembles a drupe

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Length, diameter, mass, number of drupelets and firmness of fruits from different raspberry cultivars grown in the Mantiqueira Mountains (1) and Alto do Rio Grande (2).
FOOD FACT Blackberries aren't actually a berry but a small group of fruits called drupelets, which are clustered together.
The drupelets which are blackish purple in the pink genotype and brownish yellow in the green genotypes are ready for harvest by April/May (3).
Red and black raspberries can be distinguished from blackberries in that the former detach from the receptacle tissue when they are ripe, and drupelets on the latter are smooth.
Bakeapples (also known as bog-apple, yellowberry and cloudberry, particularly in Scandinavia, and baked apple berry), for example, composed of large drupelets or pericarps, have a form similar to raspberries and blackberries.