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Encyclopedia > Multiple fruit
Mulberry is a kind of multiple fruit.
Mulberry is a kind of multiple fruit.

Multiple fruits are fruits that are formed from a cluster of flowers (called an inflorescence) growing on a catkin. Each flower on the catkin produces a fruit (drupelet), but these mature into a single mass.[1] Examples are the pineapple, edible fig, mulberry, osage-orange, and breadfruit. Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (2816 × 2112 pixel, file size: 873 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Morus alba File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (2816 × 2112 pixel, file size: 873 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Morus alba File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Red clover inflorescence (spike) An inflorescence is a group or cluster of flowers on a branch of a plant. ... A male catkin on a willow a male flowering catkin on a willow Catkins, or aments, are slim, cylindrical flower clusters, wind-pollinated (anemophilous) and without petals, that can be found in many plant families, including Betulaceae, Fagaceae, Moraceae, and Salicaceae. ... Binomial name Ananas comosus (L.) Merr. ... 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 coronata Ficus drupacea Ficus elastica Ficus godeffroyi Ficus grenadensis Ficus hartii Ficus lyrata Ficus macbrideii Ficus macrophylla- Moreton Bay Fig Ficus microcarpa- Chinese... Species See text. ... Binomial name Maclura pomifera (Raf. ... Binomial name Artocarpus altilis (Parkinson) Fosberg The Breadfruit (Artocarpus altilis) is a tree and fruit native to the Malay Peninsula and western Pacific islands. ...

In some plants, such as this noni, flowers are produced regularly along the stem and it is possible to see together examples of flowering, fruit development, and fruit ripening
In some plants, such as this noni, flowers are produced regularly along the stem and it is possible to see together examples of flowering, fruit development, and fruit ripening

In the photograph on the left, stages of flowering and fruit development in the noni or Indian mulberry (Morinda citrifolia) can be observed on a single branch. First an inflorescence of white flowers called a head is produced. After fertilization, each flower develops into a drupe, and as the drupes expand, they become connate (merge) into a multiple fleshy fruit called a syncarpet.[2] Noni fruit developing cropped from photo by Eric Guinther and located at Wikibooks, released under the GNU Free Documentation License. ... Noni fruit developing cropped from photo by Eric Guinther and located at Wikibooks, released under the GNU Free Documentation License. ... It has been suggested that this article be split into articles entitled Noni and Noni juice. ... It has been suggested that this article be split into articles entitled Noni and Noni juice. ... Categories: Biology stubs ...


There are also many dry multiple fruits, e.g.

Species Liriodendron chinense (Hemsl. ... Species Liquidambar formosana Liquidambar orientalis Liquidambar styraciflua The sweetgums Liquidambar are a genus in the witch-hazel family Hamamelidaceae, with three species of large deciduous trees, 25-40m tall, with palmately lobed leaves: Liquidambar formosana - Chinese Sweetgum (central & southern China, Taiwan). ... Sycamore is a name applied at various times and places to three very different types of trees, but with somewhat similar leaf forms. ... Teasel (or teazel) is an herbaceous plant of the Dipsacaceae Family. ... Species See text Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Magnolia Magnolia is a large genus of about 210[1] flowering plant species in the subfamily Magnolioideae of the family Magnoliaceae. ... Binomial name Ficus carica L. The Common Fig (Ficus carica) is a large shrub or small tree native to southwest Asia and the eastern Mediterranean region (Greece east to Afghanistan). ...

See also

Popular Japanese fashion magazine throughout the 1990s; the photography of which has recently been reissued in two collections from Phaidon press. ... A compound fruit is one that develops from several ovaries in either a single flower or multiple flowers. ... A compound fruit is one that develops from several ovaries in either a single flower or multiple flowers. ...

References

  1. ^ Schlegel. Encyclopedic Dictionary, p. 282. 
  2. ^ Parker, Philip M. (December 1, 2004). Morinda Citrifolia - A Medical Dictionary, Bibliography, and Annotated Research Guide to Internet References. ICON Group. ISBN 0-497-00758-4. 
Types of fruits
Berries | Drupes | Pomes | Aggregate fruits | Multiple fruits | False berries | Accessory fruit
is the 335th day of the year (336th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see Fruit (disambiguation). ... Several types of berries from the market. ... The peach is a typical drupe (stone fruit) In botany, a drupe is a type of fruit in which an outer fleshy part (exocarp or skin and mesocarp or flesh) surrounds a shell (the pit or stone) of hardened endocarp with a seed inside. ... An apple is an example of a pome fruit. ... A compound fruit is one that develops from several ovaries in either a single flower or multiple flowers. ... Remnants of the floral parts are clearly evident on these immature banana fruits, demonstrating that the fruit is developing from an inferior ovary A blueberry carries the five sepals of the flower at the tip, showing that the berry forms below the flower. ... 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. ...

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fruit: Definition, Synonyms and Much More from Answers.com (3710 words)
The fruit is of ecological significance because of seed dispersal.
Indehiscent fruits include the single-seeded achene of the buttercup and the composite flowers; the caryopsis (grain); the nut (e.g., acorn and hazelnut); and the fruits of the carrot and parsnip (not to be confused with their edible fleshy roots).
The “wings” of the maple, elm, and ailanthus fruits and the “parachutes” of the dandelion and the thistle are blown by the wind; burdock, cocklebur, and carrot fruits have barbs or hooks that cling to fur and clothing; and the buoyant coconut may float thousands of miles from its parent tree.
Fruit - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1457 words)
In botany, a fruit is the ripened ovary—together with seeds—of a flowering plant.
With most fruits pollination is a vital part of fruit culture, and the lack of knowledge of pollinators and pollenizers can contribute to poor crops or poor quality crops.
Fruits are so varied in form and development, that it is difficult to devise a classification scheme that includes all known fruits.
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