FRUITS FROM MORE THAN ONE OVARY
Multiple fruits are derived from ovaries of several flowers. An example you would be familiar with would be a pineapple. An example of a native plant would be the fused double berry of Lonicera.
An aggergrate fruit develops from the carpels of a single flower. An example would be the blackberry (Rubus).
DEHISCENT DRY FRUITS
Fruits that split open at maturity.
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INDEHISCENT DRY FRUITS
Fruits that do not split open at maturity.
Accessory fruits are derived from simple or compound ovaries and some non-ovarian tissue such as a hypanthium.
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