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Accessory fruit

Definition

noun, plural: accessory fruits

A fruit that contains tissue derived from plant parts other than the ovary.


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Examples are strawberry, apple, pear, etc.

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just some questions about plants..help

... homework question. the seed is the actual egg that can reproduce, the fruit is just the covering made of either ovary or accessory tissues. the energy should be from the seed itself. In angiosperms it's the cotyledons. ...

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by chicoguardian
Thu Oct 20, 2005 8:13 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: just some questions about plants..help
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just some questions about plants..help

... homework question. the seed is the actual egg that can reproduce, the fruit is just the covering made of either ovary or accessory tissues. the energy should be from the seed itself. In angiosperms it's the cotyledons. ...

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by mith
Thu Oct 20, 2005 12:33 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: just some questions about plants..help
Replies: 11
Views: 5502


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