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Fruit Terminology (Part 2)
... tissue from the outer pericarp, and insist on referring to these dry fruits as "drupaceous nuts" rather than true nuts. According to "The Morphology of the Flowers of the Juglandaceae" by W.E ... and pecans are referred to as true nuts or dry drupes. Some authors eloquently avoid this dilemma by calling these fruits drupe-like or "drupaceous nuts." An intricately-carved English walnut (Juglans regia ...
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Fruit Identification Outline
... , macadamia nuts, pistachio nuts, tung oil and kukui nuts as drupes because of their outer, green, fleshy husk and stony, seed-bearing endocarp. These latter fruits are also called drupaceous nuts. The coconut ... For more fruits called "nuts" refer to the above section A-4 about drupes and drupaceous nuts. Go To Article About Fruits Called Nuts Photos of Cashews And Brazil Nuts See Photos of the ...
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Chapter 3: Taxonomy, Page 1
... (occasionally), or not multiple. The fruiting carpel when apocarpous (i.e. rarely), indehiscent; drupaceous. Fruit indehiscent (usually), or dehiscent (rarely); nearly always a berry, or a drupe ... etc. Economic uses, etc. Pantropically of great economic importance: coconut products, oils, dates, ivory nuts, carnauba wax, rattan cane, raffia, etc. Text courtesy and copyright 1998, L. Watson & ...
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