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Definition of the noun accessory fruit
What does accessory fruit mean as a name of something?
- fruit containing much fleshy tissue besides that of the ripened ovary; as apple or strawberry
Alternative definition of the noun accessory fruit
- [botany] A fruit which includes tissue not derived from the ovary but from some adjacent tissue, as for instance, a strawberry.
Accessory fruit: An accessory fruit is a fruit in which some of the flesh is derived not from the ovary but from some adjacent tissue exterior to the carpel. Examples of accessory tissue are the receptacle of the strawberry, pineapple, common fig, or mulberry, and the calyx of Gaultheria procumbens or Syzygium jambos. Pomes, such as apples and pears, are also accessory fruits, with much of the fruit flesh derived from a hypanthium.
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Accessory fruit An accessory fruit ( sometimes called false fruit, spurious fruit, or pseudo carp) is a fruit in which some ...
The Encyclopedia of Seeds (2006)
Science, Technology and Uses by J. Derek Bewley, Michael Black, Peter Halmer
Accessory fruit types. fumigate stored commodity grain, ...
6000 Scientific Terms Explored and Explained by Michael Allaby
accessory fruit See pseudocarp. accessory pigments In ...
by Katherine Dunster
accessory fruit A fruit or assemblage of fruits in which the conspicuous fleshy parts are not derived from the pistil. For example ...
by S. Choudhary
accessory fruit : A fruit, ...
by American Heritage Dictionary
accessory fruit A fruit, such as the pear or strawberry, that develops from a ripened ovary or ovaries but also has tissue derived from part ...
by Tova Navarra
rose hips The ripe accessory fruit or seed pods ...
by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press
accessory fruit see pseudocarp. accessory gland Anatomy, any gland of secondary importance in a system; a minor mass of glandular tissue that is situated near or at some distance ...
by Webster's New World Dictionary, Editors Of Webster's II Dictionaries
accessory fruit n. A fruit, as the pear, that contains fleshy tissue developed from floral parts as well as the ...
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