An accessory fruit is a fruit in which the fleshy part is derived not from the ovary (or surrounding stem, if the ovary is inferior) but from some adjacent tissue. Examples are the fig (the fleshy part is a hollow ball with the flowers inside), the strawberry (the fleshy part is a peg with the carpels on it), and the cashew apple (the fleshy part is the stem, but the ovary is superior). Fruit stall in Barcelona, Spain. ... Human female internal reproductive anatomy Ovaries are a part of a female organism that produces eggs. ... Species About 800, including: Ficus altissima Ficus americana Ficus aurea Ficus benghalensis - Indian Banyan Ficus benjamina - Weeping Fig Ficus broadwayi Ficus carica - Common Fig Ficus citrifolia Ficus drupacea Ficus elastica Ficus godeffroyi Ficus grenadensis Ficus hartii Ficus lyrata Ficus macbrideii Ficus macrophylla - Moreton Bay Fig Ficus microcarpa - Chinese Banyan Ficus... Fragaria vesca Gariguette, a tasty (and somewhat expensive) variety cultivated in southern France. ... A carpel is the female reproductive organ of a flower; the basic unit of the gynoecium. ... Binomial name Anacardium occidentale L. The Cashew Anacardium occidentale is a tree in the flowering plant family, Anacardiaceae. ...
Categories: Fruit stubs | Fruit Remnants of the floral parts are clearly evident on these immature banana fruits, demonstrating that the fruit is developing from an inferior ovary A false berry or epigynous berry is an accessory fruit created in certain plant species with an infereor ovary. ...
In botany, a fruit is the ripened ovaryâtogether with seedsâof a flowering plant.
The term false fruit (pseudocarp, accessoryfruit) is sometimes applied to a fruit like the fig (a multiple-accessory fruit; see below) or to a plant structure that resembles a fruit but is not derived from a flower or flowers.
Rarely are culinary "fruit" not fruit in the botanical sense.
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