drupes

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Scope note
According to the botanical definition, fleshy fruits produced from a single-seeded ovary (occasionally multi-seeded) with a hard stony layer or endocarp surrounding the seed. They are typically characterized by having an outer skin, a thick, fleshy middle layer, and an inner pit that is hard and stony. Also known as stone-fruit.
drupes
Accepted term: 15-Jul-2024