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Botanical Glossary

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Accessory fruit

A fruit or group of fruits that ripen together and include some accessory tissue (i.e. structures not derived from the pistil) such as the thickened hypanthium of a rose (Rosa) hip or the fleshy receptacle of a strawberry (Fragaria).

Scope: Fruits
Type: type
Reference: modified from W&K, p. 585

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